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National Galleries of Scotland becomes the UK's first public institution to acquire the art of Michael Armitage

A major painting by Kenyan-born artist Michael Armitage (b. 1984) entitled Nasema Nawe (2016) has been donated to the National Galleries of Scotland by collectors Harry and Lana David, in memory of Nicola David-Pinedo. This acquisition is not only the first work by the artist to enter Scotland?s national art collection, but the very first Michael Armitage painting to be acquired by a public collection anywhere in the UK.
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