It’s been all systems go lately for Canberra artist Margaret Hadfield and historian Dr Kathryn Spurling, who are now being dubbed – what else but?- The Artist and The Historian. They are also proving age is no barrier to creativity. One is “over 60” and the other is “over 70”. They’re not letting on who is who. They have been long-time collaborators, but 2021 is proving to be particularly productive – with even a film of their endeavours completed and selected for showing at a short film festival in the United States. In 2019, the pair opened a new art gallery, The Artists Shed, in Fyshwick, celebrating their “mutual love of art, history and the underdog”. Spurling and Hadfield had already collaborated before then….