The first exhibition of the British artist Maggie Hambling "After all, beauty is nothing but the beginning of terror.»Held at the Central Academy of Arts (CAFA Art Museum) in Beijing. The exhibition presents about 60 works from the 1960s to the present day. Among them - oil paintings, ink, graphite, coal, as well as a number of wooden sculptures. The author uses an incredible range of brush strokes that look like abstract gestures to express strong emotions.
Maggie Hamling was born in 1945 in the east of England. She studied under Cedric Morris and Letta Hines at the Ipswich and Camberwell Schools of Art, as well as at the Felix Slade School of Fine Arts. Her works include portraits of George Melly and Max Walla, which are located in the National Portrait Gallery in London. Hambling's works are included in the public collections of the British Museum, the Tate Gallery, the National Gallery in London and the Galouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon.