Martin, Frank (10 of 14). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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  • Recording date

    1997-08-11 to 1997-08-13

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, East Portlemouth, Devon, United Kingdom

  • Interviewees

    Martin, Frank, 1914-2004 (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Roberts, Melanie (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 10. Description of Gilbert and George's graduation show, and approval for it; remarks on St Martin's connection with the Lisson Gallery and with other galleries; anecdote concerning L.G. Lonsdale. Description of the difficulties of obtaining validation for St Martin's course from the Coldstream-Summerson committee, and various manoeuvres adopted to ensure validation. Description of Frank Martin's (FM) work with Maurice Lambert for the Festival of Britain agriculture and fisheries display; and discussion of FM's contribution to competition for Monument to the Unknown Political Prisoner, and remarks on Reg Butler's entry.

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    Frank Martin interviewed by Melanie Roberts: full transcript of the interview

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