This text has its origin in a conference paper Is
there a British Art? Delivered
at a conference of the same name at the Tate Gallery, London (now Tate
Britain) on 3 April, 1996. It was subsequently developed as a chapter in
Glenda Norquay and Gerry Smyth, eds., (2002) Across
the margins: Cultural Identity and Change in the Atlantic Archipelago,
Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Finding Scottish Art (pdf)