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Actor Timothy Spall gets first solo show of his paintings

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Star of Mr Turner created 20 works over six-month period after gallery owner saw his talent He is one of Britain’s most revered actors and has portrayed JMW Turner and LS Lowry on screen – and now Timothy Spall is having his own paintings hung in a solo show at a London gallery. The gallery owner Domenic Pontone asked Spall to create a show after seeing his work at the Lowry Gallery in Salford, where 14 of Spall’s paintings were displayed in an exhibition to celebrate the release of the 2019 film Mrs Lowry & Son. “Talk about being a bit stunned,” Spall said. “I’ve always liked a challenge but I thought: Jesus, can I do this?”
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