7 May 2013


Every Picture Tells A Story

  Artist William Scott CBE RA (1913 – 1989) was a key figure in European and American art and is considered one of the most influential British painters of the 20th century. The subject of a number of centennial exhibitions and events across the UK (including at Tate St Ives, the Jerwood Gallery Hastings, The Hepworth Wakefield and National […]

20 February 2013


Happy 100th Birthday William Scott: New Jerwood Gallery Exhibition Announced

The Jerwood Gallery in Hastings has announced the opening on 27 April 2013 of a new exhibition ‘William Scott: Divided Figure’. The exhibition celebrates the centenary of the birth of Scott who was born 100 years ago this week. Scott was one of the leading and most influential British painters of the 20th century and […]

15 January 2013


Tate St Ives Celebrate William Scott and Peter Fraser With Exhibitions

Tate St Ives presents the work of two British artists this spring. An exhibition of the acclaimed British modernist William Scott, who is perhaps best known for his still life paintings, often of the same few elements. In a similar manner contemporary photographer Peter Fraser presents ‘found’ still lives and Peter Fraser a contemporary photographer […]

26 October 2012


William Scott Centenary Marked With Important Gift From Family

A major work by the important British painter William Scott (1913-1989) has been pledged to Tate by the artist’s sons, Robert and James Scott, to mark the centenary of his birth in 2013. The Harbour 1952 is one of the artist’s most radical works and was a treasured painting in his own collection. Valued at […]

30 September 2012


William Scott Retrospective Exhibition To Tour UK In 2013

To mark the centenary of the birth of the internationally acclaimed modern painter William Scott (1913-1989),  the Tate St Ives, in association with Hepworth Wakefield and Ulster Museum, Belfast,  will be featuring an important retrospective exhibition. This will be the first major exhibition of the artist in the UK for over 20 years.  Commencing in […]

26 September 2011


Warhol And Scott To Raise Millions In Irish Repo Case

14 major works of art to be auctioned in London and New York Two paintings by the Anglo/Irish artist William Scott and an Andy Warhol Dollar Sign canvas are going under the hammer to settle the debts of Irish property tycoon, Derek Quinlan. The works of art are estimated at $3m. A total of 14 […]

9 September 2011

Rothko Archives Shed Light On 1961 Whitechapel Exhibition

Rothko In Britain Whitechapel Gallery 9 Sept 2011 – 26 Feb 2012 Rothko in Britain is an exhibition about an exhibition. It recreates, at least through archival material, the Whitechapel Gallery’s ground-breaking 1961 show that displayed the works of Mark Rothko in Britain for the very first time. Despite only having one actual Rothko painting […]