the States. I'm a Highlander, therefore I'm perceived as a strange species on Scotland's arty scene anyway. "I told Mayor Bloomberg that New York and Wick are the only places where I've ever felt I can be myself. But, hey, I'm not some goody goody white guy coming into the Bronx being all arty and British. These folk are outsiders and I'll always be an outsider too. "This website and its associated newspaper adheres to the Independent Press Standards Organisation's Editors' Code of Practice. If you have a complaint about editorial content which relates to inaccuracy or intrusion, then contact theIf you remain dissatisfied with the response provided then you can.
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I'm searching for purity; I want to disappear into the landscape of my work. "That landscape always references his native Scotland, although before we enter his large, airy studios at Hostos, two spaces that reverberate with energy and creativity, Scott warns me not to expect anything "pretty pretty". Some of the work is awful, some powerful, some troubling. "I want to shine a luminous torch into that darkness," says Scott, indicating one young man's disturbing self portrait. In 1992, Scott won Scotland's most coveted art prize, the Alastair Salvesen Art Award, established by the philanthropic businessman who has since commissioned Scott to paint him and his wife at their palatial Pathhead home. Scott spent his 8,000 prize money on a working trip to the States, which he'd wanted to visit since winning a worldwide Walt Disney art competition at the age of six. The reward for his youthful endeavours was a trip to America for the family, but they couldn't go because his younger brother David had just been born. (David, incidentally, is now a filmmaker, whose acclaimed work Beyond the Highlands chronicled his attempts to come to terms with drug addiction. Scott has shown the film to his students in the Bronx, and many told him movingly how much they identified with his brother's struggles.
of David Bowie at private views, but I prefer lecturing. I'm not one of those gung ho artists with a bottle of booze in one hand and a brush in the other. Work by painters like that pollutes the mind.
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