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Farm Buildings

Farm Buildings

Artist: John McNairn

Catalogue: 73

Material: Oil on Board

Dimensions: 43.6x 121.3cm

Date: Acquired 1963

About the artwork

Study of farm buildings and surrounding landscape.

About the artist

John McNairn (born Hawick, 1910-2009) studied at Edinburgh College of Art. He travelled to Paris following graduation, and was particularly influenced by the Surrealists. This influence can be seen in the unsettling emptiness and a slightly unnatural perspective in his work.