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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 James and Robert 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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Wiltshire on Paper: Post-War Prints from the Bath Academy of Art

8 January – 2 April 2022 Centred on the Bath Academy of Art in Corsham, the decades following the Second World War, saw an explosion of creative printmaking in this corner of Wiltshire. The first in a series of displays celebrating the Golder-Thompson Gift to Chippenham Museum, the exhibition will include works by Clifford & …

The Art of Conversation with Noelle McAlinden – Enniskillen Castle Museums

The Art of Conversation with Noelle McAlinden at Enniskillen Castle Museums features Helen Lanigan Wood, the first curator at Fermanagh County Museum, Lord Belmore, patron, adviser and collector and Sarah McHugh, Museum and Heritage Manager, Fermanagh and Omagh District.  In this film they discuss the Enniskillen Castle Museums’ fine art collections which centres on William Scott, T.P. …

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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