William Scott (15 February 1913 – 28 December 1989) was a British artist from Northern Ireland, known for still-life and abstract painting. His apparently simple paintings of pots, pans and stylised nudes explore relationships between space, form and colour.
“behind the facade of pots and pans there is sometimes another image … a private one … sensed rather than seen”.
my love for the primitive and for the elemental
“The frying pan comprises, in essence, a circle and a line, and dozens of critics have discussed the intimate relations between his objects, and the sexual element to his work.”