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Paul Klee at the Scottish National Gallery
The Private Klee on show at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh is the third in the series of Masters of the Twentieth Century Art, organised for the year 2000
Outsider Art comes Full Circle – 'John the Painter'
'Outsider Artists' are not only untrained, but have also avoided 'social conditioning and cultural indoctrination' according to Michel Thevoz, Curator of the Collection de l'Art Brut in Lausanne, Switzerland, the largest and most comprehensive museum of 'Outsider Art'.
Past Things and Present: Jasper Johns since 1983
The first major exhibition in Britain of American Jasper Johns since 1977 at the Hayward Gallery is on show in Edinburgh this summer. 'Past Things and Present: Jasper Johns since 1983' travelled from the Walker Art Centre in Minneapolis.
Cecily Brown: Paintings
The first major exhibition in Britain of Cecily Brown was shown in Oxford and drew considerable media attention. British born, and daughter of art critic David Sylvester, Cecily Brown is a young star of the New York art world, where she has lived for ten years. Brown's work is also included in Part 2 of 'The Triumph of Painting' at the Saatchi Gallery, London.
Francis Bacon: Portraits and Heads
Francis Bacon: Portraits and Heads – The loss of faith in humanity in the late 1940s was such that the human image in art became increasingly difficult to portray. The existential despair expressed by Jean-Paul Sartre in Nausea (1938), found a visual counterpart in the images of despair and alienation of Francis Bacon, the expressionism of Oskar Kokoschka and the apocalyptic visions of Arthur Boyd. For the most part, abstraction in the visual arts dominated because, after the horrors of Auschwitz, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, artists found images of humanity impossible to create.