William Scott


William Scott, ‘Orange, Black and White Composition’ 1953
Orange, Black and White Composition 1953
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William Scott (15 February 1913 – 28 December 1989) was a British artist, known for still-life and abstract painting. He is the most internationally celebrated of 20th-century Ulster painters.

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TateShots: William Scott

Tate St Ives marks the centenary of William Scott (1913–1989), one of the leading British painters of his generation ...


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Abstraction sans frontières: International Exchanges: Modern Art and St Ives 1915-65

The show at Tate St Ives this summer explores the international context which shaped the work of artists in the ...

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The ambiguous pleasures of Puritanism: William Scott at Tate St Ives

William Scott (1913–1989) is known for his still lifes, landscapes and nudes produced over a 60-year period. A friend ...

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Major Gift to Tate marks William Scott Centenary

26 Oct 2012
Press release: Major Gift to Tate marks William Scott Centenary

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