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By Emma Crichton-Miller  

The boys are back in town: on show at the RA is "The Druids—Bringing in the mistletoe" (1890) by George Henry and Edward Hornel

 

The boys are back in town: on show at the RA is "The Druids—Bringing in the mistletoe" (1890) by George Henry and Edward Hornel

Pioneering Painters: The Glasgow Boys 1880-1900 Royal Academy, 30th October-23rd January 2011

At the end of the 19th century, a group of young painters—most from Glasgow and all with strong links to the city—briefly became the epicentre of a new art movement. In defiance of staid Edinburgh, 23 artists took on the establishment with their radical designs, fresh colours and bold methods. They included the elegant…

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