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In Conversation with Nick Willing & John McEwen

Sat December 14 : 6:30 pm 7:30 pm

Doors open 6.15pm

Join celebrated film director and son of Victor Willing and Paula Rego, Nick Willing, and writer, art critic and close friend of Victor Willing, John McEwen, for an In Conversation event discussing the Visions exhibition and accompanying publication. An intimate insight into the working practice of two legendary artists by those closest to them.

£15 – £18

Book your tickets for this event by clicking HERE. If you are unable to access the internet please call 01424 728377 during opening hours and speak to a member of the front house team. Ticket includes complimentary drinks (white wine, sparkling water & cordial). Concessionary £15 price for Hastings Contemporary Members, The Arts Society Members, Hastings Contemporary volunteers, students and under 16s.

Nick Willing is a director, writer and editor and has received critical acclaim for recent feature documentaries: Unstoppable, Sean Scully and the Art of Everything (2019) and Paula Rego, Secrets & Stories (2017, Grierson Best Arts Documentary, RTS Best Arts Programme).

John McEwen is a writer and art critic. He has written several monographs on British artists, including books on Paula Rego and Michael Sandle. He is the former art critic of the Spectator and the Sunday Telegraph, the London correspondent of Art in America, and an instigator of The Oldie.

Paula Rego & Victor Willing, Ericeira, Portugal, 1960’s. Credit ©Manuela Morais

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