A Hackney artist looks at London Fields

IF YOU visit London Fields this weekend, you might like to pop into a nearby exhibition of work by 30 artists that includes sketches of the area by Tony Coombs. Charmingly, his partner Elsie Pilbeam also features.

 St Michael and All Angels church, Landsdowne Drive, Dalston E8 3ER
Top: London Fields from Broadway Market, and the church

As a Hackneyite Coombs has been offering his interpretation of the area for years. His latest pictures are, as ever, full of movement. Perhaps it’s something about Hackney: Leon Kossoff’s recent Shoreditch and Dalston sketches show a similar trait.

David Altheer 230116

* St Michael and All Angels church, Landsdowne Drive, Hackney E8 3ER, Fri 24 May 2013, 7pm-9pm; Sat 25 May 10am-5pm; Sun 26 May 2m-4pm. Entry free. Pictures individually  priced.

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