The Boswell Collection

I am delighted to have joined the Harry and Margery Boswell Collection committee at the museums of the University of St Andrews. Harry and Margery Boswell The collection was inaugurated by Margery Boswell in 1995,… View Post

Barbara Hepworth and Wilhelmina Barns-Graham

I thoroughly enjoyed writing about Barbara Hepworth and Wilhelmina Barns-Graham’s friendship for the Wilhelmina Barns-Graham Trust. Wilhelmina Barns-Graham’s Diaries The article is based on Wilhelmina Barns-Graham’s diaries of 1940 and 1941 which have recently been… View Post

In Memoriam: Elizabeth Blackadder

The death of Elizabeth Blackadder (1931-2021) earlier this month is a sad and significant loss to the British art world. As a student and teacher Blackadder was a link between generations of leading modern Scottish… View Post

Scottish Women Artists in Glasgow

I look forward to talking about Scottish women artists when I give my lecture ‘The First Women of the Royal Scottish Academy‘ to members of GAFAS, the Glasgow Antiques and Fine Arts Society, on 15… View Post

Unexpected Joan Eardley

I’m delighted to see my article ‘Unexpected Eardley’ in the latest issue of The Fleming Collection’s Scottish Art News magazine. It discusses unusual places where you can find paintings by the leading Scottish artist Joan… View Post