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Robert parker Film at Cornwall Library

“Antonov” (post-macular) acrylic on board by Robert Andrew Parker. Photo submitted

“A Is For Artist”, a short film about the 91-year-old West Cornwall artist Robert Andrew Parker, will be screened at The Cornwall Library on Saturday,  Jan 12 at 3 p.m.

Diagnosed with the retinal disease macular degeneration over 10 years ago, Parker suffers vision loss but still paints in his studio every day, summoning the subjects that have long fascinated him: creatures, real and imagined; warplanes and warships; faces; the writings of Auden, Brecht, and Kafka; landscapes from his many travels.

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