Over 80’s Art Show in Penzance

Posted on: 21st January 2015

Over 80’s art show in Penzance has been organised from 2 February until 28 February. It will take place in the Redwing Gallery, Wood Street, (bottom Market Jew Street, by Supervolt) Penzance from 10 a.m till 4.30 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturdays.

A stunning show of paintings by five very different artists over the age of eighty. Poets tend to peak in their early twenties but artists only become better with age. Titian created masterpieces in his eighties, Picasso was still going strong in his nineties and in 2014 Rose Wylie, aged eighty, won the prestigious John Moore Painting Prize. In this exciting upcoming Over 80’s Art Show we have work from John Chambers, who creates powerful abstracts, working largely with industrial Hammerite paint on MDF board; Hannah Light, who paints mysterious images drawn from the Unconscious; Claire Healey (from Boscaswell Village), who is showing her beautiful series of paintings inspired by Greek myths; Alfred Warren, whose paintings reflect the tumult of life; and lyrical landscapes and thought provoking installations by the enigmatic artist known as Bill