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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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Sloane Square Arts Festival for Dementia

20 – 26 May 2019 The William Scott Foundation are proud of their support of the Alzheimer’s Society, with William Scott’s works used as a source of inspiration in workshops organised by Creating with Dementia. This year the first Sloane Square Arts Festival for Dementia takes place during Dementia Action Week. The Festival, organised by the Royal …

The Birth of Modernism in Irish Art 1920-1960

12 April – 18 August 2019 State Apartment Galleries, Dublin Castle Office of Public Works Isolated on the Western fringes of Europe it took time before the influence of early 20th century European developments in art reached these shores. This exhibition explores the development of modernism in Ireland beginning in 1920, a period of political …

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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