The Artist Is Thinking

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In an intriguing murder mystery in the art world, Mark Lawson pursues a theme which for him holds particular fascination; the desire of the artist to remain illusive and anonymous behind work which is heavily codified and seemingly impenetrable.

When a brilliant young art historian flies in the face of the received wisdom regarding the work of the reclusive Anderson Perrine, the artist feels a distinct invasion of his privacy. He sets about laying a series of false trails but her pursuit of him is unrelenting and he is obliged to take radically evasive action.

'THE ARTIST IS THINKING' by Mark Lawson

THE ARTIST IS THINKING is directed by Eoin O'Callaghan and produced in Belfast for Radio 4.

A painter's work is decoded by someone who seems to know his exact thought processes.

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In an intriguing murder mystery in the art world, Mark Lawson pursues a theme which for him holds particular fascination; the desire of the artist to remain illusive and anonymous behind work which is heavily codified and seemingly impenetrable.

When a brilliant young art historian flies in the face of the received wisdom regarding the work of the reclusive Anderson Perrine, the artist feels a distinct invasion of his privacy.

He sets about laying a series of false trails but her pursuit of him is unrelenting and he is obliged to take radically evasive action.

'THE ARTIST IS THINKING' by Mark Lawson

Emmie Callaghan - Hattie Morahan

Anderson Perrine - Joss Ackland

Professor Black's commentary - Miche Doherty

Radio Arts Presenter - Mark Lawson

Gallery Announcer - Robin Read

And the Visitors to the Gallery:

Aine McCartney, BJ Hogg and Mark Lambert

THE ARTIST IS THINKING is directed by Eoin O'Callaghan and produced in Belfast for Radio 4.

A painter's work is decoded by someone who seems to know his exact thought processes.

When a brilliant young art historian flies in the face of the received wisdom regarding the work of the reclusive Anderson Perrine, the artist feels a distinct invasion of his privacy. He sets about laying a series of false trails but her pursuit of him is unrelenting and he is obliged to take radically evasive action.