REVIEW: Mazie Turner at the John Paynter Gallery

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Helen Hopcroft

"Even Duchamp was obsessed with colour" she says, standing in the middle of a gallery full of her vivid and glowing oil paintings. This isn’t artist Mazie Turner's first exhibition; she first went to art school in the 70s and since then has raised a family, later returning to university to complete a MA and a PhD.

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About the author

Helen Hopcroft is an artist, writer and Marie Antoinette impersonator who recently completed a Creative Writing PhD at the University of Newcastle (UoN). She also holds a Masters degree in Painting from London’s Royal College of Art. Hopcroft’s publication list includes Griffith Review, The Australian, Sydney Morning Herald, Art Monthly and Newswrite. Her latest creative project is My Year as a Fairy Tale: