Richard Emerson

Rhythm and Colour

County Buildings
Wed 26 Sep

The Colourist John Duncan Fergusson is a key figure in Scottish art history. But his lover Margaret Morris had equal claim to fame in their lifetime. A suffragette, impresario and avant-garde dancer who challenged conventional attitudes to sexuality, she helped put the Côte d’Azur on the map, cultivating a circle that included Ellen Terry, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, F Scott Fitzgerald, James Joyce, Pablo Picasso and Ernest Hemingway. Art historian Richard Emerson talks about his compelling new book. [509]