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William Scott CBE RA (1913-1989) was one of the leading British artists of his generation. During his lifetime, his work was exhibited widely, both at home and abroad, and continues to be to this day. His paintings can be found in public collections around the world, including the Tate, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.

 

About the Foundation

The William Scott Foundation was established by William’s two sons Robert and James Scott in 2007. Its office is based very close to the former Chelsea house and studio of the prolific painter, in south west London. Continue reading “About the Foundation”

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Four Giants of British Modernism: Frost, Heron, Lanyon, Scott

19 September – 19 October 2019 Beaux Arts London announce Four Giants of British Modernism, an exhibition of celebrated British modern artists:Terry Frost, William Scott, Peter Lanyon and Patrick Heron. The exhibition will feature 5-6 works from each of the Post Second World War modernists, sourced from private collections. Beaux Arts Gallery worked with the …

Ann Dannatt Centenary Exhibition: Paintings and works on paper by George Dannatt & St Ives artists

10 – 20 September 2019 This September, to celebrate the centenary year of Ann Dannatt, Waterhouse & Dodd will display works from the George Dannatt Trust, a collection formed over the course of George and Ann’s 66 year marriage. The exhibition will feature George’s paintings alongside selected works by artists the Dannatt’s knew and collected, including …

Collectibles

6 – 28 September 2019 Solomon Fine Art is delighted to once again host its Collectibles exhibition of important 20th century Irish and British painting, print & sculpture. Featuring a superb range of modern and contemporary works for the Irish art connoisseur and collector, the exhibition brings together such internationally renowned artists as Lucian Freud, Henry Moore, Greyson …

Altnagelvin Mural, 1959-61

The Altnagelvin mural was a commission that occupied Scott between September 1958 and September 1961. Murals were the one subject that Scott and Rothko are known to have discussed during the short time they spent together in August 1959. Continue reading “Altnagelvin Mural, 1959-61”

Mary Scott

Artist, sculptor, muse, mother, wife. Although she worked in other media, Mary Scott (neé Lucas) is best known for her sculptures, executed in a variety of materials – wax, clay, plaster, wood and stone. She trained at the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Academy Schools, where she met her future husband William Scott.

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