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Thursday 13 May 2021, 2pm-3pm

Proposed and Seconded: The Royal Scottish Academy Nomination Books of the 1920s

The 1920s Nomination Books for membership of the Royal Scottish Academy provide a unique insight into the Scottish art world of the decade. This talk will focus on the women artists proposed and seconded for election by male allies, including Dorothy Johnstone, Cecile Walton and John Duncan. Alice Strang is an award-winning Art Historian and Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. She has a particular interest in twentieth-century Scottish women artists. For more information please see https://alicestrang.co.uk/.

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

Lecture: Proposed and Seconded: The Royal Scottish Academy Nomination Books of the 1920s

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

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•	S. J. Peploe, Iona, Mull and Ben More in the Distance, c.1929. (On long-term loan from a private collection. Photo: Antonia Reeve)

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