Blog: Modern Scottish Women

  • 'Putting themselves in the picture' – a poem for Modern Scottish Women

    by Rachel McCrum, Poet, 17 June 2016

    Poet Rachel McCrum responds to the Modern Scottish Women exhibition.

    'Putting themselves in the picture' – a poem for Modern Scottish Women

    Margaret Oliver Brown, 1912 - 1990' (detail) by Margaret Oliver Brown, 1935. © Una Ozga and Catriona Aichinger

  • Modern Scottish Women: a very personal response

    by Sarah Munro, Director of BALTIC, 27 May 2016 2 Comments

    Sarah Munro gives her response to the Modern Scottish Women exhibition.

    Modern Scottish Women: a very personal response

    Margaret Mellis, 'White Painting (with Red, Blue, Violet and Ochre)' (detail), 1964. © The Estate of Margaret Mellis.

  • Bonnie Fechters at Modern Scottish Women

    by Rosie, Bonnie Fechters, 19 May 2016

    Rosie from Bonnie Fechters gives an account of the group's visit to Modern Scottish Women.

    Bonnie Fechters at Modern Scottish Women

    Bonnie Fechters at Modern Scottish Women

  • Delight, discovery and novelty

    by Liz Lochhead, Poet, 29 April 2016 1 Comments

    Poet Liz Lochhead responds to the Modern Scottish Women exhibition.

    Delight, discovery and novelty

    Joan Eardley, 'Street Kids', c.1949-51 (detail), © Estate of Joan Eardley. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2016.

  • Women’s Art Collectives In Scotland

    by Sarah Lowndes, Writer and Curator, 11 March 2016

    Sarah Lowndes discusses the notion of collectives and collaboration in art.

    Women’s Art Collectives In Scotland

    Art/music collective Muscles of Joy, Glasgow, 2011. Photo: Martin Clark.

  • Team Photos

    by Georgia Horgan, Artist, 08 March 2016

    Artist Georgia Horgan discusses the importance of a few archive photos to the history of women's art practice.

    Team Photos

    Fra Newbery with female students, The Glasgow School of Art, c. 1894. Image © John K. McGregor.

  • Photograph, Art Student, Female, Working Class, 1966

    by Becky Manson, Digital Content Curator, 07 March 2016

    A new piece of audio, recorded by poet Liz Lochhead, for the Modern Scottish Women exhibition

    Photograph, Art Student, Female, Working Class, 1966

    Poet Liz Lochhead in the Modern Scottish Women exhibition

  • Modern Scottish Women to Contemporary Scottish Women, 1885-2016

    by Ortonandon, Artists, 04 March 2016

    Artists Ortonandon respond to the Modern Scottish Women exhibition

    Modern Scottish Women to Contemporary Scottish Women, 1885-2016

    Ortonandon, 'Family Patterning', (Video Still), Summerhall, Edinburgh, 2015

  • Modern Scottish Women Edit-a-thon

    by Alex Hackett, artist and student, 02 March 2016

    Artist and Edinburgh College of Art student Alex Hackett tells us what a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon is and why it is so important, particularly when it comes to representation of female artists online.

    Modern Scottish Women Edit-a-thon

    Modern Scottish Women Edit-a-thon

  • A Female Gazes

    by Jan Patience, Journalist, 08 February 2016

    Journalist Jan Patience introduces a new film: looking at gender and subject matter in art.

    A Female Gazes

    Jan Patience and Julie Roberts during filming for The Female Gaze