A major UK retrospective of mid-century British painter Victor Willing opens at Hastings Contemporary

Hastings Contemporary opened the first major UK retrospective of work by British artist Victor Willing (1928-1988) since his death, charting each decade of his tumultuous life and career from his time at the Slade, his life in Portugal, and back to London and his untimely death from multiple sclerosis. As part of Hastings Contemporary’s ambitious and expanded programme, the exhibition features key loans from Tate, Pallant House Gallery, Arts Council Collection, Gracefield Arts Centre and private collections, bringing the best of Victor Willing’s works to the South Coast. The exhibition offers visitors a chance to encounter the work of this ground-breaking artist, whose determined, large-scale paintings illustrate phases of domestic life with his wife and fellow artist, Paula Rego (b.1935) and their family, as well as darker periods of emotional

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