Beryl Cook: 80-year-old self-taught painter’s work condemned by critics

“Beryl Cook,” Baltic, Gateshead, through September 2. In the Guardian, Adrian Searle asserts: “Beryl Cook: a homely, round name for a woman we imagine is also round and jolly and homely. Her art depresses me. I thought I would be able to summon some sort of enthusiasm for its Englishness, its playfulness, its sauciness. But … read more… “Beryl Cook: 80-year-old self-taught painter’s work condemned by critics”

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