The Official Beryl Cook site - offering Beryl Cook's original paintings, prints, calendars, books, exclusive content, press cutt

The Official Beryl Cook site - offering Beryl Cook's original paintings, prints…

Beryl Cook (British, 1926–2008) "Togetherness", oil/panel, newspaper collage c.1976

In the library Reading the newspaper Reading Sunday papers Poetry reading, 1982 Elviras cafe Togetherness, 1976 Beryl .

"Rubens with jokes". SHE had no formal training and was snubbed by snooty critics but artist Beryl Cook was adored by millions of ordinary folk. The former seaside landlady's bold, brash comical paintings of ample ladies shopping and dancing and men in the pub or strip club made her one of Britain's best-loved artists. Last night tributes were paid to Beryl - who was once described by comic Victoria Wood as "Rubens with jokes".

Beryl Cook "Beryl Cook, September 1926 – 28 May was an English artist best known for comical paintings of people.

Beryl Cook

Beryl Cook, painter of pub life, dies aged 81

The Official Beryl Cook site - offering Beryl Cook's original paintings, prints, calendars, books, exclusive content, press cutt

“Beryl Cook, September 1926 – 28 May was an English artist best known for her original and instantly recognisable paintings of people enjoying themselves in pubs,girls shopping or out on a hen night.

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