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IN FOCUS: Alexander Moffat’s Portrait of Muriel Spark

October 30, 2018 @ 12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Free

IN FOCUS: Alexander Moffat’s Portrait of Muriel Spark

Tuesday 30 October, 12.45-1.30pm. PG Great Hall

2018 marks the centenary of the birth of the celebrated Scottish novelist and poet Dame Muriel Spark. In this talk, the Scottish painter Dr Alexander ‘Sandy’ Moffat RSA OBE, renowned for his portraits of some of Scotland’s most acclaimed literary figures, discusses his 1984 commissioned portrait of Spark with art historian and critic Dr Susannah Thompson (Glasgow School of Art).

 

Venue

Scottish National Portrait Gallery
1 Queen Street
Edinburgh, EH2 1JD United Kingdom
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Phone:
0131 624 6580
Website:
https://www.nationalgalleries.org/