Martin, Frank (12 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 12. Discussion of John Latham, Bruce McLean, Barry Flanagan and Adrian Montford, and their connections with St Martin's; remarks on Barbara Latham and Artists' Placement Group, Garth Evans and Gustav Metzger. Description of the development of the library at St Martin's through contributions from staff; production of student pamphlets 'First One' (by William Tucker) and 'First Two', and remarks on Tucker's 'Condition of Sculpture'; discussion of Bruce McLean's attitude to St Martin's, and his work with Ken Allsop, and the career of Barry Flanagan; Frank Martin's (FM) feelings about his retirement.

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

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