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Paul McCartney portraits to go on display in Hastings

PUBLISHED: 12:45 27 January 2016 | UPDATED: 12:45 27 January 2016

John Bratby, Paul McCartney, 1967 © John Bratby's Estate and Bridgeman Images

John Bratby, Paul McCartney, 1967 © John Bratby's Estate and Bridgeman Images

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As part of a major new exhibition of work by British Artist John Bratby at Jerwood Gallery in Hastings, two portraits of Paul McCartney will go on display for the first time

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John Bratby was a prolific painter, writer and something of an enfant terrible on the British art scene during the Fifties and Sixties. Born in 1928, he died in his adopted home town of Hastings, just a day after his 64th birthday, while walking home from the local chippy.

Rather than create a traditional retrospective of his painting – it is believed Bratby painted over 1,500 works – and there is now an opportunity for the UK public to shape the style and content of a major gallery exhibition.

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