The Two Roberts

Discover the work of Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde.

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20th Century

Masterpieces of British and European art now open at Modern One.


The Reverend cast in bronze

Take home our limited edition Reverend Walker sculpture.



Across the UK, see where works by Robert Mapplethorpe and many others are on show during 2015 as part of ARTIST ROOMS On Tour.


  • On the Lace Trail - BP Portrait Travel Award adventures

    Dutch-born, British-based artist Sophie Ploeg's was the 2013 winner of the BP Portrait Travel Award. Her travel and research inspired a new series of paintings that make up part of the 2014 BP Portrait Award exhibition currently at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery.

  • A Different Context

    Every year we lend hundreds of items from our collections to other institutions. Often, seeing artworks we know well on display in a different environment can be a refreshing and enlightening experience.

  • The Two Roberts

    Patrick Elliott, Chief Curator at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, discusses the life and work of Scottish artists, Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde.


Prints on Demand

These flowers will last a lot longer than the tulips popping up just now. Find the print that's perfect for you.


BP Portrait Award 2014 film

One artwork. Four perspectives. Explore the human stories that sit behind some of the work at the BP Portrait Award 2014.