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Nun and art critic Sister Wendy Beckett has died for 88 years



He received international acclaim for presenting television documentaries on the history of art

Sister Wendy Beckett, a television presenter, journalist and art critic, died when he was 88 years old.

Mrs. Wendy gave her a large part of her life as a watchful contemplative, but was internationally renowned in the 1990s when she presented some of the documentaries on the art history of the BBC. He made his shows appear without scripts and became famous for his traditional black customs.

Born in South Africa in the 1930s, he went to Scotland as a child. At 16, he joined the Virgin Mary, a congress dedicated to religious sisters dedicated to education.

After completing his novitiate, he studied at St Anne's College (Oxford), when he received the First Honorary Prize in English Literature.

He wanted to convince JRR Tolkein of the Oxford school, but he moved to Liverpool and returned to South Africa.

After spending 15 years as a South African teacher, he had to return to England after a bad health, on the grounds of Quidamon, Norfolken, Carmelites monastery.

Sister Wendy began the 1980s, publishing her first book in 1988 in Contemporary Women Artists. Shortly after, Catholic art began writing weekly art.

After the success of his written work, the BBC presented a documentary at the London National Gallery. In this way, he made more documentaries on the history of art, attracting about four million viewers in the UK alone.

Sister Wendy's painting story showed up in the US, earning her new book market and critical award. His latest series appeared in 2001. After that, he dismissed all television offers.

Last year, he celebrated his 70th anniversary as a husband, giving £ 3,000 to the Church's Need for Help.


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