Interested and Disinterested (c.1939-1940). John Laurie (Scottish, 1916-1972). Oil on canvas. The Glasgow School of Art.
Laurie attended the Glasgow School of Art (GSA) from 1933-1936. He returned to the GSA in 1953 to teach drawing and painting and remained on the staff until his death in 1972. This painting was exhibited at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts in 1940 and subsequently at a retrospective exhibition held at the GSA in May 1973.