Women at Work

Let’s celebrate the working lives of modern Scottish women artists, in images they painted of their professional and personal worlds. Dorothy Carleton Smyth: The Artist In Self-portrait of 1921 by Dorothy Carleton Smyth (1880-1931), the…

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Scottish Art in Newcastle

I’m half-Geordie, so I particularly enjoyed writing about modern Scottish art in the collection of the Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle. I wrote about paintings by the Glasgow Boy E. A. Hornel, Glasgow School of…

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‘Lockdown Loved Ones’ for The Fleming Collection

It’s great to see that my feature ‘Lockdown Loved Ones’ for the Fleming Collection, based on their holdings of modern Scottish art, has been published. Living under lockdown has meant that we are spending more…

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In Praise of the Park

With lockdown measures easing in the UK, join me In Praise of the Park where many of us are now enjoying the sunshine, via works in public collections. Urban parks are having something of a…

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‘How to Home School’ feature for the Fleming Collection

I am delighted that my feature ‘How to Home School‘ for the Fleming Collection has been published on their website. The Fleming Collection website explains that it: “Furthers an understanding and awareness of Scottish art…

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