A Frugal Meal, Alexander Mackenzie, 1888
The Aberdonian

Our Aberdeen: A Frugal Meal


We often think of art as a way of escaping the realities of everyday life. Importantly, however, it can also help shine a light on some of society’s most pressing issues.

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The Aberdonian

Our Aberdeen: Making an exhibition of ourselves


We’re programmed to think of all artworks as unique objects, their individuality the reason why we give them our time and attention, but I do not think this is true when it comes to the Macdonald portraits in Aberdeen Art Gallery & Museums collection.