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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.

This painting was lost in the fire in The Mackintosh Building at The Glasgow School of Art on 23rd May 2014.

The Glasgow School of Art




oil on board


H 108 x W 160 cm

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gift from the artist's estate, 2006

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