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Arthur Twells

Escape to the rocky shore of Strangford Lough for a windswept encounter with a painter who captures its beauty.

News 1971 5 mins

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Join Derek Kinnen as he interviews landscape painter Arthur Twells on the windy shores of Greyabbey. Despite his popularity Arthur is un-swayed by public opinion or duty. In this film he talks about the importance of pleasing yourself as an artist. After the interview enjoy a fleeting glimpse of the artist painting the landscape that surrounds him.

These rushes are from Spectrum, a fortnightly programme on Ulster Television that brought Northern Irish arts matters to a local audience for half an hour from 1971-1988. This material is courtesy of the UTV archive.