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Actor Timothy Spall exhibits Turner-esque works in second London present

Timothy Spall, the star of arty biopics resembling Mr Turner and Mrs Lowry and Son, is not only a veteran movie star. He’s additionally making his mark within the artwork world (for actual) with a second present, Winter Solar (till 23 December), opening on the Pontone Gallery in Mayfair, London (his first present opened there in 2021). The exhibition contains “15 startling landscapes, each priced at £4,500, that are more than a little Turner-esque”, says the Sunday Instances. The gallery says that Spall makes use of a subdued palette, with a tonal emphasis, which serves to explain the impact of sunshine. Spall himself says that portray grew to become an obsession in 2019 on the set of Mrs Lowry and Son when he performed the favored Lancashire painter. However in typical British model, he’s self-deprecating about his artwork. “I’m very aware that I’ve jumped a few queues. That people may think I’m just a poncey actor who’s got a hobby,” he quips.

Vivian Thompson

Vivian Thompson is an accomplished and passionate art journalist with a keen eye for uncovering the stories behind the canvas. Born and raised in a culturally vibrant city, Vivian developed a deep appreciation for the arts from an early age. She holds a degree in Art History and Journalism from a prestigious university, where her academic pursuits fueled her curiosity and love for storytelling.

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