The work and life of Cavendish Morton the subject of open art meeting next month

Cavendish Morton. ANL-150502-102651001
Cavendish Morton. ANL-150502-102651001

The work and life of the late Eye painter Cavendish Morton, who died earlier this year aged 103, is the topic of an open meeting being hosted in Norfolk next month.

The Norwich 20 Group, of which Cavendish was formerly a member, will host the event on March 3 at the Chapel, 64 Park Lane, Norwich, starting at 7.30pm.

A spokesperson for the group said it would allow visitors to “gain insight into his work as well as the way he functioned as an enabler and political fixer.”

It is also some of Cavendish’s work will be on display.

Born on February 17, 1911, he was also a designer, teacher and philanthropist, and died just weeks before his 104th birthday.Known as ‘Cavy’, he moved to Suffolk in 1948, returning to childhood home Bembridge, on the Isle of Wight, in 1977. He regularly exhibited at the Royal Academy.

For more on the Norwich 20 Group, visit www.norwich20group.co.uk

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