Vincent van Gogh was born on this day in 1853. Learn the story of The Starry Night, which is part of our collection and currently on view.


Scott Naismith Scottish Landscape Artist

After 10 years of painting the Scottish landscape, my recent work now becomes more involved with cloudcover and its effect on light and colour through both its translucent and opaque properties. Clouds are visible masses of water droplets or frozen ice crystals suspended in the atmosphere . They have the ability to refract and reflect, creating an ever changing perception of light which inspires my use of colour.