Great Yarmouth artist holds new exhibition in Norwich

Daniel McGrath sets up his new exhibition in the Mustard Coffee Bar, Bridewell Alley, Norwich.PHOTO

Daniel McGrath sets up his new exhibition in the Mustard Coffee Bar, Bridewell Alley, Norwich.PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: SIMON FINLAY

Everything from the streets of Paris to Darth Vader from Star Wars feature in the kaleidoscope of art on show in a new exhibition at the Mustard Coffee Bar in Norwich.

Daniel McGrath sets up his new exhibition in the Mustard Coffee Bar, Bridewell Alley, Norwich.PHOTO

Daniel McGrath sets up his new exhibition in the Mustard Coffee Bar, Bridewell Alley, Norwich.PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: SIMON FINLAY

All of the work has been created by artist Daniel McGrath, and his work will be on display at the venue in Bridewell Alley for the rest of the month.

Thirty-seven-year-old Mr McGrath, who lives in King Street, Great Yarmouth, is a self-taught artist and has been practising his craft for the past three-and-a-half years.

He has painted more than 400 paintings and more than 20 of them are on show in his latest exhibition.

Those on display are some of his newest creations and are a mix of portraits, landscapes and illustrations.

Daniel McGrath sets up his new exhibition in the Mustard Coffee Bar, Bridewell Alley, Norwich.PHOTO

Daniel McGrath sets up his new exhibition in the Mustard Coffee Bar, Bridewell Alley, Norwich.PHOTO BY SIMON FINLAY - Credit: SIMON FINLAY

Famous faces such as David Bowie, Kylie Minogue and Amy Winehouse feature in his work, meanwhile other inspirations include people and events in his life, and childhood memories,

When asked how he would describe his artwork, he said: 'It is bordering on primitive.

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'It is raw and straight from the heart.'

He added: 'It is colourful and dark at the same time, and moving.'

He said among the highlights in the show was a 'back to school' series which was inspired by graffiti at school.

Mr McGrath's exhibition will be at the Mustard Coffee Bar in Bridewell Alley, Norwich, until March 31.

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Email arts correspondent Emma Knights at emma.knights@archant.co.uk

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