Rose Wylie: 'I want to be known for my paintings – not because I'm old'

Rose Wylie: 'I want to be known for my paintings – not because I'm old'
 

A lot has changed for Rose Wylie since Germaine Greer first praised her vast and blissfully unruly paintings in the Guardian seven years ago. Then the late-blooming artist was a new discovery and her unsold, unstretched canvases were stacked from floor to ceiling in the 17th-century Kent cottage that’s been her home for 50 years. When I arrange to meet her there, just before her new solo show opens at the Serpentine Sackler this month, I worry that there won’t be anything to see.
Over leftover birthday cake – Wylie has just turned 83 – she says that when it comes to the day-to-day business... read more

 
22 July 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 44
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