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Cornish In Paris Exhibition

University Gallery, Northumbria University
November 16th to February 8th
(closed December 23rd to January 2nd)


In 1966, a month after he left his job as a miner to become a professional artist, Norman Cornish was invited by Tyne Tees television to make a documentary about his impressions of Paris. In this small , but compelling, collection of sketches and watercolours, Norman Cornish is shown at his best depicting individual characters, busy street scenes, cafe bars and restaurant interiors.







Cornish Centenary

Throughout the centenary year, an interesting range of themed exhibitions is planned in order to commemorate Norman’s life and to celebrate his work.

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