Phillipson in his Studio

DATE: MAR 26, 2019 6:30PM – 8:30PM · ADMISSION £5 FEUVA members *, £8 non-members
VENUE: Teaching Room 5.21, Evolution House, 78 West Port, EH1 2LE

The painter Sir Robin Philipson (1916-92) is the subject of a new biography by Elizabeth Cumming. In this talk she discusses the writing of the book, and in particular his commitment to colour in design, the craft of painting and the value of tradition to modern art.

Dr Elizabeth Cumming is an honorary Fellow in the History of Art at the University of Edinburgh. The first Keeper of the Edinburgh City Art Centre, she later taught design history at the Edinburgh College of Art. She has published extensively on Scottish art and design including the Scottish Colourists and the Arts & Crafts movement.

Drinks reception