{artist: alison watt}

. . . stunningly beautiful works by scottish painter alison watt, described as “one of the leading lights of the scottish contemporary art world” and a graduate of the glasgow school of art; while still a student, watt won the john player portrait award and was commissioned to paint a portrait of the late queen mother

in 2000, watt became the youngest artist to be offered a solo exhibition at the scottish national gallery of modern art with shift, of 12 paintings featuring fabric alone; inspired by the work of french neo-classical artist jean-auguste-dominique ingres, the paintings are large, close-up studies of white draperies:

{images: colline via [design] relevant andnational galleries of scotland}