Catalogue Raisonné

After several years of research the William Scott Catalogue Raisonné of Oil Paintings was published in 2013 by the William Scott Foundation and Thames & Hudson. Over the course of his career William Scott painted more than one thousand works in oil, all of which have been catalogued in this comprehensive and lavishly illustrated publication. A …

Chronology 1970-1990

1970 February On 25 February, Mark Rothko killed himself in his New York studio. May On 28 May, Scott attended the opening of the Rothko Room at the Tate in which nine paintings presented by Rothko to the gallery were put on display on Millbank (they now hang in Tate Modern). The works had arrived …

Bibliography

Monographs Alley, Ronald, William Scott (London: Methuen, 1963) Bowness, Alan, William Scott: Paintings (London: Lund Humphries, 1964) Lynton, Norbert, William Scott (London: Thames & Hudson, 2004) Whitfield, Sarah (ed.), William Scott Catalogue Raisonné of Oil Paintings (London: Thames & Hudson, 2013) Statements by the Artist Alloway, Lawrence, Nine Abstract Artists: Their Work and Theory (London: Tiranti, 1954) Ritchie, Andrew Carnduff (ed.), The …

Chronology 1960-1969

1960 May Scott was included in a survey exhibition of British painting from 1720 to 1960, organised by the British Council, which opened at the Pushkin Museum, Moscow, on 4 May. The following month it was shown at the Hermitage in Leningrad (now St Petersburg). June William Scott opened at the Kestner-Gesellschaft in Hannover on …

Chronology 1950-1959

1950 January From Gainsborough to Hitchens: A Selection of Paintings and Drawings from the Howard Bliss Collection opened at the Leicester Galleries on 5 January (closed 2 February). Howard Bliss was an important collector of Scott’s paintings, seven of which were included in the show. March The Private Collector: An Exhibition of Pictures and Sculpture Selected …

Chronology 1913-1949

1913 15 February William George Scott was born at 24 Tobago Street, Greenock, in the county of Renfrew, on the southern bank of the Firth of Clyde in Scotland. His father, William John Scott, came from Killymard in Co. Donegal, Ireland; his mother, Agnes Murray, from Glasgow. By the time Scott was born, they already had …

Coastal Connections

19 June – 8 October 2017 This major summer exhibition will explore artists’ connections to the coastal landscape and how this is reflected in their work. Featured work from the Bishop Otter Collection will include Alfred Wallis’ Boat, c.1930), Christopher Wood’s Tréboul Harbour, c.1930, William Scott’s Harbour, 1950 or 1951,

X Contemporary

30 November – 4 December 2016 (Indoor exhibitions closes 3 December 2016) X Contemporary is recognized for bringing untold stories in modern, contemporary, and global art movements to light the international art audience.