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“When I first encountered Anne Magill’s paintings it took me a while for my eyes to find their focus.  As if the characters were emerging from memory, or fading into it.  They put me in mind of those late-Victorian photographs, like Whitlingham Vale by G.Christopher Davies, in which a ghostly boat eases its way along a winding river, or P.H. Emerson’s At the Ferry – A Misty Morning, in which a milk cart stands at the water’s edge.  Anne’s paintings seem to occupy a similar, half-dreamed territory. A hazy place, both powerfully present and weighed-down with the past.” Mick Jackson