Margaret Drabble talking about Maurice Cockrill

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Maurice Cockrill (1936–2013)

“Cockrill always seemed to me very young in spirit, always looking, always searching, always seeing the world with new eyes. The idea of repeating a formula is something I’ve always been afraid of: I don’t like the idea that you can ever know what you’re doing. I’m looking for something I don’t quite know about. So, I think, was he.” ~ Margaret Drabble

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Maurice Cockrill (not afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue!)

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I stumbled upon this rather beautiful example of a work by Maurice Cockrill (Untitled Red Abstract, 2010, Oil on canvas, 32″ x 39″ in.), along with some very fine Sandra Blow paintings just here