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Dog and Target

© the artist's estate. Photo credit: The Glasgow School of Art

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Neil Dallas Brown studied at Dundee College of Art before returning to teach there and in the 1990s was a familiar figure on the staff of the Glasgow School of Art. His work from the 1970s often exudes a sense of threat, of pending brutality and sexual confrontation, inspired in part by the sectarian troubles engulfing Northern Ireland. His so-called 'Ulster Paintings' stand as testament to these difficult times with the imagery of menacing, wild dogs a re-occurring theme.

The Glasgow School of Art

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    oil on cotton duck

  • Measurements

    66.4 x 61 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    gift from the artist's estate, 2006


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