Collection: John Bellany   1942 - 2013 

John Bellany was born at Port Seton in 1942. He was part of a long family tradition of fishermen and ship-builders whose imagery has fuelled much of the native, figurative art which he championed in the face of the giants of the mid-late 20th century art world movements: abstraction, conceptual art and Modernism.

He was awarded the CBE in 1994, and his works are held in major collections across Europe and America, including the National Galleries of Scotland, the Tate collection and the MOMA in New York. Bellany died in August of 2013.