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Arthur Twells 1971

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Arthur Twells 1971

5 mins Northern Ireland

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.

Northern Ireland Screen's Digital Film Archive is a free public access resource for teachers, students, historians and anyone who has an interest in moving images. Spanning from 1897 to the present day, the films in the Digital Film Archive cover all aspects of life in Northern Ireland and includes everything from dramas to documentaries, newsreels and features, animation to amateur footage.

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