Study Days 2024: Forty Years of Art and Art History in Scotland, 1984-2024. Held in Edinburgh 1-2 March 2024.


This curation is features a selection of works from 'The Argyll Collection Reconnected' a talk by Kirsty MacNab, Research Manager - The Argyll Collection Reconnected. The Argyll Collection Reconnected an Art Fund project led by Culture Heritage & Arts Assembly Argyll & Isles (CHARTS) on behalf of Argyll & Bute Council. The project aims to reconnect audiences with the incredible collection built by Naomi Mitchison and Jim Tyre for the benefit of the young people of Argyll & Bute.


The SSAH Study Days 2024 is organised by The Scottish Society for Art History in partnership with Art UK, National Galleries Scotland and Visual Arts Scotland.

9 artworks
  • Pink Still Life
    John Byrne (1940–2023)
    Oil on card
    H 15 x W 15 cm
    Argyll and Bute Council
    Pink Still Life
    © John Byrne. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2024. Image credit: Argyll and Bute Council

  • Figure Crucified 1969
    Robin Philipson (1916–1992)
    Oil on canvas
    H 152.3 x W 91 cm
    Argyll and Bute Council
    Figure Crucified
    © the artist's estate. Image credit: Argyll and Bute Council

  • La Loterie Nationale c.1950
    Anne Redpath (1895–1965)
    Oil on plywood
    H 78.7 x W 89.1 cm
    Argyll and Bute Council
    La Loterie Nationale
    © the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Image credit: Argyll and Bute Council

  • Kelvinhaugh Street, Glasgow 1960
    James Morrison (1932–2020)
    Oil on canvas
    H 90 x W 154.1 cm
    Argyll and Bute Council
    Kelvinhaugh Street, Glasgow
    © the artist's estate. Image credit: Argyll and Bute Council

  • Cutting Wood
    Sam Joseph Ntiro (1923–1993)
    Oil on canvas
    H 50.7 x W 50.8 cm
    Argyll and Bute Council
    Cutting Wood
    © the copyright holder. Image credit: Argyll and Bute Council

  • Sleck Cow
    Kathleen Finlay Horsman (1911–1998)
    Ceramic
    W 25 cm
    Argyll and Bute Council
    Sleck Cow
    © the copyright holder. Image credit: Argyll and Bute Council

  • Ostriches c.1975–2000
    Hezbon Owiti (b.1946)
    Oil on hardboard
    H 52 x W 51.7 cm
    Argyll and Bute Council
    Ostriches
    © the copyright holder. Image credit: Argyll and Bute Council

  • Untitled
    Henry Tayali (1943–1987)
    Oil on hardboard
    H 45.7 x W 34.5 cm
    Argyll and Bute Council
    Untitled
    © the artist's estate. Image credit: Argyll and Bute Council

  • Still Life with Cup and Saucer late 20th C
    David Abercrombie Donaldson (1916–1996)
    Oil on canvas
    H 76.3 x W 63.5 cm
    Argyll and Bute Council
    Still Life with Cup and Saucer
    © the artist's estate. Image credit: Argyll and Bute Council