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Friday 12 March 2021, 2pm-3pm

Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

The 1920s was a period of contrasts: high spirits and sombre reflection, decadent excess and hard realities. This lecture explores the events, ideas and styles that shaped Scottish art during this fascinating decade, examining the work of artists including S.J. Peploe, Dorothy Johnstone, Eric Robertson and William McCance. Dr Helen Scott is Curator of Fine Art at the City Art Centre. 

Free but booking is essential - book online or phone the City Art Centre reception on 0131 529 3993.

Lecture: Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

George Henry, The Chalk Pit, 1922. City Art Centre, Museums & Galleries Edinburgh.

Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Sat 12 Sep 2020 to Sun 6 Jun 2021 Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s is timed to mark 100 years since the dawn of the ‘Roaring Twenties’. The exhibition showcases over 35... Book now More info