Father and Son: Goudie

Alexander Goudie RP RGE: A Retrospective

Self portrait of Alexander Goudie - one of Scotland's most famous figurative painters

April 11th – 16th
Mall Galleries, London

The work of the late Alexander Goudie (1933-2004), one of Scotland’s leading figurative painters, is to go on show at the Mall galleries in London. The exhibition includes paintings. drawings, sculpture and ceramics, drawn from the whole of Goudie’s life.

Alexander’s rise began after he attended the Glasgow School of Art. He tutored there for many years until deciding to focus on his own work in his studio.

He is perhaps most widely known for his portraits, with one of his most notable sitters being Queen Elizabeth II. As well as painting portraits, Alexander Goudie also spent time in Brittany capturing the changing rural landscapes.

See Alexander’s son Lachlan Goudie talk about his father’s work

Lachlan Goudie, the son of Alexander Goudie is fast becoming an artist who is going places and making a name for himself. He is presenting a talk about his father’s life and legacy in April at the Mall Galleries in London.

Lachlan Goudie son of Scottish figurative painter Alexander Goudie

Lachlan will use one of his father’s sketchbooks to illustrate the inspiration and techniques his father drew upon. Anyone who watched Lachlan present his recent TV documentary on the History of Scottish Art knows they you will be in for a riveting treat at this presentation amongst his Father’s work – definitely not to be missed.

 

Special talk with Lachlan Goudie:

When: 12 April 2016

Time: 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: Mall Galleries, London

Call: 0207 930 6844

Tickets cost: £5

 

Mall Galleries London hosts a talk on Alexander Goudie's work by his son, Lachlan

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