Highlights tour | Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art

Welcome to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art highlights tour for the collection displays at Modern One.

These selected highlights include some of our most famous works, as well as ones you might be less familiar with. Many of them are among the most significant artworks made during the last century. Listen to the full playlist below, or scroll down to take a closer look at the featured artworks and play the highlights track-by-track.

John Duncan Fergusson, Dieppe, 14 July 1905: Night 

John Duncan Fergusson Dieppe, 14 July 1905: Night © The Fergusson Gallery, Perth & Kinross Council, Scotland
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner Japanisches Theater [Japanese Theatre]

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Japanisches Theater [Japanese Theatre] 

Winifred Nicholson, Jake and Kate on the Isle of Wight  

Winifred Nicholson Jake and Kate on the Isle of Wight Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. Presented by the Trustees of Winifred Nicholson's estate in accordance with her wishes 1985 © Trustees of Winifred Nicholson
Lyubov Popova Painterly Architectonic

Lyubov Popova, Painterly Architectonic 

Dame Barbara Hepworth, Wave 

Dame Barbara Hepworth Wave Purchased with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Art Fund and the Henry Moore Foundation 1999 © Bowness for works by Barbara Hepworth
Francis Bacon Figure Study I Accepted by H.M. Government in lieu of Inheritance Tax and allocated to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 1998 © The Estate of Francis Bacon. All rights reserved. DACS 2018

Francis Bacon, Figure Study I 

Alan Davie, Woman Bewitched by the Moon No. 2 [Opus 0.175] 

Alan Davie Woman Bewitched by the Moon No. 2 [Opus 0.175] © The Estate of Alan Davie. All Rights Reserved. DACS, London 2019
Joan Miró Maternité [Maternity] Purchased with help from the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Art Fund (William Leng Bequest ) and members of the public, 1991 © Successió Miró / ADAGP, Paris and DACS London 2018

Joan Miró, Maternité [Maternity] 

Leonora Carrington, Portrait of Max Ernst 

Leonora Carrington Portrait of Max Ernst Purchased with assistance from the Henry and Sula Walton Fund and the Art Fund, 2018 © Estate of Leonora Carrington / ARS, NY and DACS, London 2018
Michael Armitage Nasema Nawe Presented by Harry and Lana David, in memory of Nicola David-Pinedo, 2017 © The Artist and White Cube

Michael Armitage, Nasema Nawe 

Jenny Saville, Aleppo 

Jenny Saville Aleppo © Jenny Saville. All rights reserved. DACS, London 2019. Collection of the Artist
11 February 2021