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Kidner, Michael. (11 of 14). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:30

  • Shelf mark

    C466/40

  • Subjects

    Art

  • Recording date

    1996-03-16 and 1996-03-29 and 1996-04-08

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, London, United Kingdom

  • Interviewees

    Kidner, Michael, 1917- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Curtis, Penelope, (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 11. Michael Kidner's (MK) teaching at Corsham (continued); remarks on MK's relations with other staff at Corsham, the running of Corsham, and on Clifford Ellis; comparison between teaching at Corsham and at Chelsea School of Art; MK's visits to other art schools, including Winchester; MK's connections with Axiom Gallery and Nigel Greenwood; remarks on Lucy Milton Gallery and its support for Systems artists and Fran├žois Morellet; MK's involvement with the Systems Group, and the impact of American painting (including Morris Louis and Kenneth Nolan) on his work between 1969 and 1972. Discussion of the origins of the Systems Group, with remarks on Malcolm Hughes, Nick Serota and the Whitechapel Gallery exhibition, 1972. Discussion of MK's contribution to Whitechapel exhibition, of his working methods, and of ways of thinking about work; changes in MK's work after the exhibition; friendship with Kenneth Martin.

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    Michael Kidner interviewed by Penelope Curtis: full transcript of the interview

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Kidner, Michael. (11 of 14). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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