Andrew Marr is best known as a television presenter and as a writer; but his greatest passion is for painting and since his stroke this passion has increased but the way he paints has changed completely.

Whilst Andrew had previously shown his paintings in group shows he had never had a solo exhibition until a chance meeting with Nic Corke on a plane to Perugia , Italy, in July 2015 resulted in Andrew's first solo show, Strokes of Colour, at the Corke Gallery in Liverpool during June - July 2017.

The exhibition featured 108 of Andrew's paintings created between January 2014 and May 2017 and all are included in the downloadable free exhibition catalogue.

The exhibition was a well received, with over 50 paintings sold and Andrew donated his artist's fee of just over £30,000 to the ARNI Institute Charity who had helped him get back on his feet!

In the Autumn of 2017 Andrew was in a joint exhibition with Adrian Hemmings at the Bermondsey Art Project in London and a solo show at Trinity Hall in Cambridge.

In July 2018 Andrew's new collection of new paintings was exhibited in a solo exhibition 'Angels & Open Windows at the Corke Gallery during the 2018 Liverpool Biennial.

View the catalogue. If you wish to purchase one of the paintings please email nic@corke.net and provide your name, contact number and the title(s) of the painting(s) you are interested in purchasing. We will respond within 24 hours to confirm if the painting is still available and process your order immediately.

Andrew is an Honorary Member of the Royal Society of British Artists and he is one of the Members whose work was selected for a show at the Minster Gallery in Winchester.

For details about prices and availability please contact: Nic Corke, Corke Gallery, 296 - 298 Aigburth Rd, Liverpool, L17 9PW. www.corkeartgallery.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)7773 287827 or email: nic@corke.net

Books about Art

Paintings in the Strokes of Colour exhibition are featured and discussed in Andrew’s new book A Short Book About Painting, published in November 2017 (Quadrille). This follows up on Andrew’s 2013 publication A Short Book About Drawing. The new book uses historical examples as well as his own works of art to assert his points.

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