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Right now we are waiting for new Hamish MacDONALD Still life Art to arrive at the gallery. In the meantime, here is a wider selection of the artist's work featured at the Red Rag Scottish Gallery.




Art by Hamish MacDONALD

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Artist: Hamish MacDONALD

Hamish MacDonald was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1935 and died in 2008. He trained at the famous Glasgow School of Art from 1963 to 1967.

Hamish developed a successful career in Education teaching Art in Scottish schools.From 1968 MacDonald successfully combined painting with teaching and also guest lectured throughout Scotland. In 1991 he retired from his post as an Art Department Principal to concentrate fully on the development of his painting.

Influences on Hamish's work were diverse. They included the Impressionists and the Scottish Colourists and especially the art works of William Gillies and Joan Eardley. Hamish MacDonald paintings were mostly painted in oils and mixed media. His broad, fluid style and bold palette are in keeping with the Scottish Colourist tradition whilst his ability to capture the atmosphere and vitality of his subject is enhanced by a confident and mature style. His very individual approach to contemporary painting created an immediacy and spontaneity to his art. Hamish is now widely regarded as one of Scotland's most successful contemporary artists.

Historically inspiration for Hamish MacDonald paintings came from his roots - Scottish Landscapes and Scottish Marine scenes. Later in life MacDonald extended his interest producing contemporary paintings of Venice, Cornish scenes and still life.

Contemporary paintings and prints by Hamish MacDonald are becoming increasingly collectable and have proved a good Art Investment. Numerous public and private art collections have bought paintings by MacDonald including: HRH The Duke of Edinburgh; Kelvingrove one of Edinburgh Art Galleries; Paisley Art Gallery; and the Scottish First Minister.

Red Rag also regularly buys and sells Hamish MacDonald original paintings. If you are interested in buying or selling Hamish MacDonald Original paintings please contact the gallery.

Welcome to the Red Rag Scottish Art page for Still Life paintings. Here you will find an outstanding collection of fine contemporary Still Life paintings from leading present day artists. At Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery we offer a great choice of Scottish art and in particularly Still Life paintings. We represent young artists and artists of International standing known for their Still Life Scottish art works.

Still Life subjects have fascinated artists for centuries. Todays artists at Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery carry on the rich tradition of Still Life painting creating art works for current and future generations to enjoy. To see details on availability, price and dimensions of each contemporary painting simply click the individual piece of Scottish art.

All Still Life paintings at Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery are sourced directly from the Scottish art studio of each artist. This guarantees the authenticity of every Still Life painting sold by Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery and also ensures all Still Life paintings offer great value for money.

Red Rag Art Gallery is open each day for the purchase of Scottish Art. All purchases of contemporary Still Life paintings from Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery can be shipped worldwide.

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