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Norman Cornish: The Test of Time

5.30 – 6.30pm

Palace Green Library

A talk sharing stories from a new book about the life and work of painter Norman Cornish by his son in law, Mike Thornton.

Norman Cornish MBE (1919-2014) was one of the North East’s most celebrated and much-loved artists. His work is represented in public and private collections across the UK and abroad.

This talk reveals highlights from the new book The Test of Time, telling the stories behind Norman’s paintings and offering unrivalled access to a slice of art history.

Combining historical moments from Norman’s life with anecdotes with his friends, family and supporters, the talk will share some previously unseen works and is sure to evoke memories and nostalgia from a bygone era.

This talk is part of the Thursday Twilight Openings at Palace Green Library.