Join Scottish Art specialist, Carly Shearer in discussion with Clare Henry, former art critic for the Financial Times, Herald and Scotsman and curator for the 1987 Edinburgh International Festival exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art, The Vigorous Imagination.
In this discussion, Clare, reviews a selection of works by ‘New Glasgow Boys’ Ken Currie and Adrian Wiszniewski and others, in our Modern Scotland auction. The discussion will look at the works themselves as well as placing them within the ever evolving landscape of Scottish art across the last three decades.
Clare Henry, former art critic for the Financial Times, Herald and Scotsman and curator for the 1987 Edinburgh International Festival exhibition at the Gallery of Modern Art, The Vigorous Imagination.
Carly is a specialist and auctioneer, with a particular interest in Prints & Multiples, as well as Scottish and Contemporary paintings. She joined the Paintings Department at Lyon & Turnbull in 2014 and since then has worked across the department, cataloguing artworks but also writing and researching for catalogue essays, giving talks and developing event ideas to accompany our auction and exhibition programme.
Modern Scotland: A Private Collection of Scottish Art will be offered in a live online auction on 20th January at 6pm. The collection features exceptional examples from iconic Contemporary artists such as John Bellany, Ken Currie and Adrian Wiszniewski to Modern still lifes and landscapes by George Leslie Hunter, Sir William George Gillies and John Houston.
Illustrated on page:
Clare Henry (image by Kathleen Little);
(detail of) KEN CURRIE (SCOTTISH B.1960) | A TREE OF LIBERTY - 1988