Photo by Alex Robson

Alice Strang is a Senior Curator at the National Galleries of Scotland. She curated the recent landmark exhibition Modern Scottish Women: Painters and Sculptors 1885-1965, which was held at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh. The exhibition and its accompanying publication focused on an 80 year period during which an unprecedented number of Scottish women trained and practised as artists, examining the lives and work of 45 painters and sculptors and the effect their gender had upon their experiences. She read History of Art at Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge before joining Christie's, where she worked as a Specialist in the Impressionist and Modern, Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Art departments. She joined the National Galleries of Scotland in 1999 and is a curator of the nation's collection of Western art from c.1890 to the present day. Alice lectures throughout the UK and is a 'BBC Expert Woman', most recently contributing to two episodes of Lachlan Goudie's BBC Scotland television series The Story of Scottish Art.