McTear's celebrates Scotland's artists



2015-06-26 11:51:19

McTear's celebrates Scotland's artists

Peter Howson OBE and the leading lights of contemporary Scottish art are auctioning tomorrow

McTear's Auctioneers will begin its Scottish Contemporary Art Auction, tomorrow (February 10).

The sale promises a stunning selection of more than 300 paintings and drawings by many of Scotland's most celebrated and successful artists.

 The Albanian Customs Officer, 1999, by Peter Howson OBE (valued at 10k-15k)

The line-up runs like a 'who's who' of the country's top contemporary artists and their modern masterpieces.

Star lots for sale will include Peter Howson OBE, John Bellany CBE, Alison Watt OBE, Barbara Rae CBE, Muriel Barclay, Ethel Walker, Gerard Burns, James Fullarton, Alexandra Gardner and Mary Gallagher.

A number of first timers will also be included.

Amongthe future Picassosare Gary Morrow, Lynne Johnston, Siobhan O'Hehir, Fiona Wilson, Michael Hepburn, Keith McIntyre, Bryan Evans and Emma Semple.

And don't be fooled by the event's title...

While it is primarily a celebration of Scottish art, works by Rainer Fetting, Mervyn Goode, Giorgio Brunacci, Shanti Panchal and Yuko Shiraishi will represent Germany, England, Italy, India and Japan respectively.

The auction promises a great opportunity for collectors to get their finger on the pulse of contemporary Scottish art.

Images: McTear's

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