He is regarded as the most intellectual, the most sociable and the most international of the four Scottish Colourists, and if there were such a thing as the most palpable, then John Duncan Fergusson would tick that box too.
There are probably few people who will not, at some point, feel that they are running a losing race against Time.
Exhibition puts 1930s back in the picture
Exhibition to explore story of JD Fergusson
The weight of 152 years hangs heavily around the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts (the RGI).
'The thing that was tattooed on my brain not to do was postcards," he says.
The pointed humour of the modern newspaper columnist has its origins in the free-for-all satirical explosion of the late 18th century.
By her own admission, Glasgow-based artist Jacqueline Donachie is fascinated by public space.
There's a look that passes across Jenny Frances's face as she begins to dance the Argentine tango with her husband Ricardo Oria.
Lowery painting of Wick to be sold at auction
THE Talbot Rice Gallery might wear its position as Edinburgh University's public art gallery lightly.
On March 6 2004, The Fruitmarket Gallery opened Stitches In Time, an exhibition of work by Louise Bourgeois curated by Frances Morris.
In January 1965, John St Clair wrote in The Glenpatrick Journal, company newspaper of the Elderslie-based carpet manufacturers AF Stoddard & Co:
Prison art to be unveiled at the weekend
The most famous photograph of the artist Louise Bourgeois was taken by the late Robert Mapplethorpe in 1982 when the artist was already in her seventies.
Dan Colen is a hard artist to pin down.