William Scott CBE RA (1913-1989) was a British painter of international renown who produced an extraordinary body of work over the course of a career spanning decades. Whether concerned with still life, landscape or the female nude, he moved effortlessly between abstraction and figuration. His paintings can be found in numerous public collections including the Tate, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
William Scott: Form – Colour – Space offered a unique opportunity to explore Scott’s still life practice, with works from private collections, some never before exhibited , shown alongside the lithograph White Bowl, Black Pan on Brown, 1970 from the Eton collections. On show were paintings, drawings and prints, as well as a number of simple kitchen objects he used to explore the themes of form, colour and space.