Noctiluca by Yvette Bathgate. Yvette has printed her photograph on a sheet of steel, allowing the surface to shine through and accentuate the bioluminescence of her subject. Artist’s statement: “By exploring factors such as: radioactivity, natural and man-made material, geological make up, atmosphere, gravity, and evolution, I question how Homo sapiens have affected the planetContinue reading “World Photography Day”
Celebrating and supporting International Cat Day with a selection of our favourite artworks from our collection that feature cats! ‘Egypt’ by Richard Insh, 1976 Untitled painting by Irene McRobbie, 1966 ‘Feline Gold’ by Caroline Heller, 1984 ‘The Scaly Weaver’ by Jaqueline McDonald. The title of this piece refers to the small bird seen in theContinue reading “International Cat Day”
This day marks the recognition and celebration of structures that have represented safety and hope to travellers on dark seas throughout the centuries. George Mackie’s painting, ‘Aberdeen Harbour Entrance’, captures the sense of safety, serenity and timelessness that many associate with the humble lighthouse. Artist’s Statement: “In my 24 years teaching at Gray’s School ofContinue reading “National Lighthouse Day”
On this day we appreciate our favourite nocturnal raptors in all their shapes and sizes! ‘The Owl and The Stock Cube’, painted in 1976 by Gordon McDowall.