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Right now we are waiting for new Hamish MacDONALD Seascape 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

Loch Edge, Westeross
Hamish MacDONALD - Loch Edge, Westeross

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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.

This is the Seascape art page from Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery featuring the best in contemporary Scottish art. Throughout the year Red Rag features Scottish art from artists who specialise in creating fine Seascape paintings. Today is no exception you will find Red Rag Scottish Art Gallery has an extensive collection of Seascape art and paintings by leading contemporary artists.

Human beings have always had an intimate relationship with the water. Given the amount of the earth’s surface which is covered in water and the often unpredictable and life-changing nature of the sea, it is little wonder that seascapes have been such a popular subject for so long and no surprise that seascape paintings have an important place in the history of art.

Seascape paintings have a long history in both the Eastern and Western worlds.The walls of homes have been adorned with seascape paintings since the art of the secular painting first began to overtake religious works in numbers and importance.

As a country with an extensive coastline, paintings of seascapes have always had a special attraction to Scottish artists. All the seascape paintings at Red Rag showcase the talent of Scottish painters and their ability to depict changing light on water and rapidly altering climatic conditions. Many of the Scottish artists who have painted these seascape paintings are also talented landscape painters, or worked in other genres as well as seascapes, such as still life or portraiture.

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