Phantom by Alison Watt

Phantom was made during the artist's residency at the National Gallery, London in 2007.


Oil on canvas
213.4 x 335.3 cm
Art Fund grant:
£22,500 ( Total: £45,000)
Acquired in:
Ingleby Gallery

It is part of a series which combines Watt's investigation of the use of fabric in art with an intense response to Francisco de Zubarán's Saint Francis in Meditation (1635-9) from the National Gallery's collection. Watt considers Phantom to be the most resolved work of this series. Watt studied at the Glasgow School of Art and Goma wants to support contemporary artists that have given Glasgow its significant international reputation for visual arts.


The artist.

Venue details

GoMA, Gallery of Modern Art Royal Exchange Square, GLASGOW Strathclyde G1 3AZ 01412 873 050

Entry details

Free to all

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