Photo diary

Hanging the exhibition

Paul and curator Michael Simpson make the final selections for the show

Paul McCartney in a dark suit points down at a painting on the floor of the gallery

Paul shows Heather around the exhibition

Paul McCartney and Heather Mills in the gallery space

The world's press clamour to speak to Paul

Paul McCartney stands against a wall in the gallery with a crowd pointing microphones and cameras towards him

A relaxed Paul talks about his paintings including 'Big Heart' dedicated to Heather

Paul McCartney in denim jacket in the gallery

The big day

Paul and Heather arrive at the gallery

Paul McCartney raising one thumb aloft on the steps of the Walker Art Gallery

Paul meets Julian Treuherz, Keeper of the Walker Art Gallery

Paul McCartney in discussion in the gallery