conceptual art

Art Speak: Arty Nonsense Exposed

Scott Naismith blog, conceptual art 11 Comments

Over Flowery Artists’ Statements I despair when I see pretentious, meaningless, tongue twisting nonsense spoken in some artists’ statements. The culprits are mainly the conceptual artists who need to bamboozle you with an attempt at philosophical genius in order to camouflage the insignificance of the poorly executed end product. Glasgow’s current trend for the conceptual has risen it’s profile within …

What Scottish Artist should I invest in

Buying Art: What Scottish Painting Should You Buy?

Scott Naismith blog, gallery, painting Leave a Comment

Short answer: MINE!  I recently had a request from a client who looked for advice on where to look when buying more paintings. Despite this sounding a little like walking into Tesco and asking to point you in the direction of a good supermarket, I didn’t take it the wrong way! The customer was in the process of commissioning a …