Amid fierce competition from other Festival events, the creme de la creme of Edinburgh's art scene gathered to celebrate the launch of The Scottish Colourists and to hear Fleming Collection Director James Knox in conversation with The Scottish Gallery's Guy Peploe. Peploe brought out some fascinating family portraits by the Colourists, including a self-portrait of his grandfather, S.J. Peploe. Peploe said 'The Colourists lived or died by their advocacy of the French Avant Garde', a sentiment echoed by Knox, who said 'their greatness as revealed in our touring show of the Scottish Colourists is testament to their integrity and talent as artists.
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