(Beryl Cook – The Art Class)
Beryl Cook is a British artist famous for her uncompromising and often unflattering depictions of larger than life people, especially ladies. She once said:
Starting to paint seriously in her 40s, Beryl Cook quickly became well known – an inspiration that it is never too late to pick up a paintbrust. Her death at the age of 81 was announced today and her art and humour, which always brought a smile to my face, will be missed.