Art History Mornings at The Beecroft (30th March 2019): The Scottish Colourists

Art History Mornings at The Beecroft Gallery
Saturday 30th March 2019, 10.30am-12.30pm
with Dr ML Banting

The Scottish Colourists

In the wake of Van Gogh and Gauguin’s post-impressionism, artists across Europe were exploring the power of colour in the first years of the 20th century, many heading for Paris, the city of light and capital of art. Today we’ll explore the Parisian adventures and glorious early paintings of those young student-artists who would become known as   The Scottish Colourists.

Fergusson - Blue Hat

image: JD Fergusson’s “The Blue Hat” [1909; Edinburgh Council c/o artuk.org]

Meetings are held 10.30am – 12.30pm in the Beecroft Gallery lecture theatre.
Each talk costs £10 and includes tea/coffee (biscuits!)
For further information please contact Mark Banting by email chasingtales@rocketmail.com or via twitter @TheCommonViewer
These monthly Saturday morning art history talks are educational yet informal and open to anyone with an interest in art.

About TheCommonViewer

Researching "British Art Groups - from the Ancients to the Surrealists" (notes protected - please contact me for password); plus related reviews & ramblings! Twitter: @TheCommonViewer

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