Edward MacEwan Baird The Birth of Venus 1934 © Graham Stephen

A New Era: The Lure of the Scottish Islands - Visual Culture and 'Islandness’ in the Early Twentieth-Century

Ysanne Holt is Professor of Art History and Visual Culture at the University of Northumbria. Her talk will consider the imagining, representation and experience of islands for artists and across the broader cultural field in the interwar period. Part of the programme for A New Era: Scottish Modern Art 1900-1950 exhibition.