Search

New exhibition from veteran Hampstead painter Malvina Cheek opens at Burgh House

PUBLISHED: 15:00 09 December 2013 | UPDATED: 18:35 09 December 2013

Malvina Cheek's exhibition Retrospective: Scenes from a Hampstead Life is running at Burgh House. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

Malvina Cheek's exhibition Retrospective: Scenes from a Hampstead Life is running at Burgh House. Picture: Nigel Sutton.

© Nigel Sutton email pictures@nigelsuttonphotography.com

A new exhibition of work from a well-known Hampstead artist has gone on show at Burgh House.

The collection of paintings by Malvina Cheek, who has lived in Hampstead for more than 60 years, was opened by broadcaster Piers Plowright at the venue in New End Square.

The exhibition, titled Retrospective: Scenes from a Hampstead Life, includes early work from Ms Cheek’s days as a student at the Royal College of Art, in Kensington.

It traces Ms Cheek’s development as a painter from the dark blues and greens of her Belsize Avenue paintings, through to the rich red palette of her most recent works completed in 2005.

The exhibition, which also includes a selection of her graphic work, including book illustrations, will be on display until March 9.

Latest Hampstead & Highgate News Stories

16:36

The Met has sought to reassure cabbies in St John’s Wood and Lisson Grove by saying it is taking “covert and non-covert” action against a gang in Lisson Grove targeting taxi drivers.

10:57

What happens when lightning strikes two of Highgate Wood’s grand old oak trees?

09:07

The Phoenix Cinema is looking for £50,000 in donations by the end of the financial year to avoid a loss, or its trustees could look to pursue a deal with the Curzon Cinema after all.

Councillors have backed neighbours’ fight against a Domino’s Pizza takeaway being built on a residential street in Camden.

Yesterday, 15:46

With Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe expecting to spend her third Christmas in Evin prison, the foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt used a visit to Iran to slam the middle-eastern nation’s imprisonment of UK dual nationals including the West Hampstead mum.

Yesterday, 15:28

Police want the public’s help to identify a man wanted over two Golders Green burglaries.

Yesterday, 12:08

Dawn Barnes will be looking to upset the odds as she has been reselected as Lib Dem candidate for the Hornsey and Wood Green seat.

Yesterday, 10:23

Eastenders actor and Celebrity Masterchef winner John Partridge will be switching on the Archway Christmas lights.

PROMOTED CONTENT

Looking to get your child interested in a sport? Allianz Park, home to rugby union team Saracens, welcomes people of all ages to join their family of supporters and discover how their core values Honesty, Discipline, Humility and Work Rate underpin everything they do off and on the pitch.

As part of a major refurb, the London Marriott Hotel Maida Vale has renamed its three new-look function rooms to reflect the geography and rich history of the area. The largest, perfect for weddings and large meetings, is named after a Hampstead subterranean river, The Westbourne.

Londoners seeking high quality houses for sale within easy commuting distance of the capital are being advised to look north to St Albans’ prestigious Gabriel Square development.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read Hampstead & Highgate news

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Hampstead & Highgate Express
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now