Bellany is one of the most influential Scottish painters
since the war, and has re-established a native, figurative
art at a time when Modernism and abstraction seemd
in Scotland in 1942 and studied at The Edinburgh
College of Art and The Royal College of Art, London.
Major retrospectives in the Scottish
National Gallery of Modern Art, Hamburg, Dortmund,
The National Portrait Gallery, London, The Fitzwilliam
Museum, Cambridge, Athena, Roth Ferry and Wallaston
Awards and a major Arts Council Award.
Solo Exhibitions in London, Australia,
Berlin, New York. Major collections including The Tate
Gallery, The British Museum, The V&A, The Scottish
National Galleries, and the Modern Art and Metropolitan
Museums, New York.
More images from his exhibition in Barga
June 2002 can be seen here