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History & Criticism
  • Author:
    John McEwan,John Russell
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    Mainstream Publishing (March 1, 2005)
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    256 pages
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John McEwan, John Russell. John Bellany is the most influential Scottish painter since the Second World War, re-establishing a narrative, figurative art at a time when Modernism and abstraction seemed invincible.

John McEwan, John Russell. Born at Port Seton in 1942 into a family of fisherman and boatbuilders, and steeped in Calvinism as a child, his art is profoundly religious in its intimation of mortality and recognition of evil: facts reinforced in 1967 by a traumatic visit to the remains of the Buchenwald concentration camp

John McEwens foremost living artists.

John McEwens foremost living artists. Throughout his career he has painted elemental allegories, and his work often reflected events in his personal life, such as a series of pictures inspired by his liver transplant.

John Bellany CBE RA (18 June 1942 – 28 August 2013) was a Scottish painter. Bellany was born in Port Seton. His father and grandfather were fishermen in Port Seton and Eyemouth near Edinburgh

John Bellany CBE RA (18 June 1942 – 28 August 2013) was a Scottish painter. His father and grandfather were fishermen in Port Seton and Eyemouth near Edinburgh. His contemporaries included Alan Bold and Alexander Moffat. Bellany and Moffat studied under Robin Philipson.

John Bellany is the most influential Scottish painter since World War II, reestablishing a narrative, figurative art at a time when Modernism and abstraction seemed invincible. Born at Port Seton in 1942 into a family of fisherman and boat builders, and steeped in Calvinism as a child, his art is profoundly religious in its intimation of mortality and recognition of evil-facts reinforced in 1967 by a traumatic visit to the remains of the Buchenwald concentration camp. But Bellany's life voyage has proved every bit as perilous as the sea voyages of his ancestors.

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The dramatic narrative of Bellany’s life in art is told by John McEwen with verve and clarity in a sequence of short chapters interspersed by blocks of colour illustrations (more than 200 in total).

signed on the central panel triptych, oil on canvas overall: 21. by 355cm.

John McEwan, John Bellany, Edinburgh, 1994, illustrated, . 13. Valhalla is a monumental work, not just in its impressive scale but also in the breadth of its expressionist vision. Bellany’s unique imaginings were in part fuelled by alcohol, his drink of choice being rum, the seaman’s grog. In the forward to John McEwen’s biography of Bellany John Russell remarks that there ‘was a sheer abundance of material in each painting. It was as if the ideas were spilling out all over, the way (on a good day) fish spill out of the nets’ (ibid, . 1). signed on the central panel triptych, oil on canvas overall: 21.

John Bellany is the most influential Scottish painter since the war, re-establishing a native, figurative art at a time when Modernism and abstraction seemed invincible. His paintings are in the collections of major museums and art galleries around the world, including the National Galleries of Scotland, The Tate Gallery, and The Museum of Modern Art and Metropolitan Museum in New York. John McEwen’s book takes the reader through the truly amazing life and works of one of Britain’s foremost living artists. Throughout his career he has painted elemental allegories, and his work often reflected events in his personal life, such as a series of pictures inspired by his liver transplant.