Maggi Hambling, British artist, at 73: ‘I wake up every day at 5am full of optimism and the first thing I do is make a drawing’

//Maggi Hambling, British artist, at 73: ‘I wake up every day at 5am full of optimism and the first thing I do is make a drawing’

Maggi Hambling, British artist, at 73: ‘I wake up every day at 5am full of optimism and the first thing I do is make a drawing’

Last month Maggi Hambling and curator Philip Dodd found themselves practically shoved against the wall as they led enthusiastic visitors on a guided tour of her major retrospective at the Guangdong Museum of Art.The straight-talking, chain-smoking, queer British artist didn’t expect to be mobbed like a celebrity by the many young Chinese families who regularly visit the provincial government museum in Guangzhou on Sundays. She was told to expect a small group of journalists at the opening, but…

Article by [author-name] (c) South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2019-08-11T14:00:06+00:00 August 11th, 2019|Entertainment|Comments Off on Maggi Hambling, British artist, at 73: ‘I wake up every day at 5am full of optimism and the first thing I do is make a drawing’