PHILIP BRAHAM (SCOTTISH B. 1959) C-Type Photograph
PHILIP BRAHAM (SCOTTISH B. 1959)
LUMEN 60, BASS ROCK WITH PASSING SHIPS, FIRTH OF FORTH (2003)
Lamda C-type photograph Signed and dated '03 (on a label on the reverse of backboard)
85 x 113cm (33¼ x 44¼ in.) overall including frame
Edition 1 of 4, printed in 2006, titled with edition number, date and signature on print border beneath the mount.
This is one of 35 photographs from some of the leading exponents of their craft working today that we will be posting over the next few days.
Philip Braham is a Scottish artist whose paintings and photographs recall the Northern Romantic tradition in which the landscape reflects aspects of the human condition. His own experiences of observing and being immersed in the landscape in central to his work.
Philip graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 1980, and completed a Postgraduate at the Royal Academy of Fine Art in Holland the following year. He then undertook a year of research as visiting artist at the University of California at Los Angeles before returning to his native Scotland. In 1989 he joined the stable of Raab Gallery (London and Berlin) before evolving into BCA Gallery, London. His career includes 25 solo exhibitions to date, in addition to numerous group shows both nationally and internationally. Braham’s paintings and photographs are held in many public and private collections and art foundations.
Among the awards received are the prestigious Royal Scottish Academy Guthrie Award for painting and the Royal Scottish Academy Morton Award for lens-based work. Recent exhibitions include solo shows at Perth Museum & Art Gallery, The Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh, Roger Billcliffe Gallery, Glasgow, Raab Gallery Berlin, and at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh. As well as his painting practice, he currently holds the position of Programme Director for Art & Philosophy at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee.