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Patrick Scott (1921) – Irish Artist

Patrick Scott was born in County Cork, Ireland in 1921. His first exhibition was in 1944, however he trained as an architect and didn’t become a full-time artist until 1960.

Scott was best known for his gold paintings and abstracts incorporating geometrical forms in gold leaf against a pale background.

His paintings are in several important collections including the Museum of Modern Art New York and he won the Guggenheim Award in 1960.