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          Artwork details

          Permutations Ochre, 1978
          Artist
          William Scott
          Product code
          wilsco1605
          Artwork code
          T05871
          Artist code
          1916
          Original: Oil Paint on Canvas 167.6 x 172.6cm Estate of William Scott supporting Alzheimer's Society

          In Permutations Ochre, Scott develops his familiar subject of kitchen utensils which formed the basis of much of his work throughout the 1950s and 60s into a flatter and more sparse composition. The ground, which in earlier works had been rendered with thick, almost sculptural brushmarks, is applied here in thinner layers, giving a luminous and delicate texture.

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          Artist details

          An internationally acclaimed painter modern painter, William Scott was born in 1913 in Greenock, Scotland. His powerful handling of paint extended over still life, landscape and nude genres. He is best known for his still life paintings of everyday objects saucepans, eggs and bottles in domestic settings. In the 1950s his work became more erotically charged, morphing into complete abstraction in the mid-50s. He continued to alternate between abstraction and a more representative style throughout his career, pushing the boundaries of each. His work has an enduring human quality that confronts complexity and emotion through compositions of deliberate and measured simplicity.

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