MODERN PAINTINGS: 1940-1985

24 November - 23 December 2017
Overview

The Fine Art Society presents Modern Scottish Paintings 1940-1985, a selling exhibition of works created by Scottish artists in a period that emphasised individualism and rebellion against perceived safety and mundanity in the art that preceded it. Central to the exhibition is the large scale Teddy Boys by Pat Douthwaite, painted two years into her career when first establishing her favoured medium of enamel paint on board. Barbara Balmer’s Theatre of Dreams portrays a beautifully stylised Tuscan landscape,and also included are two vibrant still lifes by Robert Macbryde.

 

Works by the following artists are on show:

 

Keith Henderson RSW RWS ROI, James Cowie RSA, Anne Redpath OBE ARA RSA, Sir William Gillies RA RSA PRSW, Talbert McLean, Alison McKenzie, John Mackay, Robert Macbryde, Robert Colquhoun, Bet Low RSW, Eduardo Paolozzi CBE RA, Barbara Balmer RSA RSW, Oscar Marzaroli, Pat Douthwaite, Jack Knox RSA, John McLean, and Barbara Rae CBE RA.