Martin, Frank (7 of 14). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives
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1997-08-11 to 1997-08-13
Interviewee's home, East Portlemouth, Devon, United Kingdom
Martin, Frank, 1914-2004 (speaker, male)
Roberts, Melanie (speaker, female)
Part 7. Remarks on teaching at Kingston and modelling for William McMillan. Frank Martin's (FM) appointment to St Martin's School of Art and re-organisation of the sculpture facilities there; description of the student intake and curriculum at St Martin's at this time; growth of the sculpture department at St Martin's, and the problems presented by report on the school by the Coldstream-Summerson committee, and consequent changes to St Martin's curriculum; connection between exhibitors at New Generation exhibition, Whitechapel Gallery, 1965, and St Martin's; growth of foreign interest in St Martin's sculpture; expansion of the sculpture department into sites outside the main school building; help received from Andrew Forge, Clement Greenberg and Michael Fried, and connection with Bennington College.
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