Kidner, Michael. (5 of 14). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives
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1996-03-16 and 1996-03-29 and 1996-04-08
Interviewee's home, London, United Kingdom
Kidner, Michael, 1917-2009 (speaker, male)
Curtis, Penelope, (speaker, female)
Part 5. v war service (continued); impact of the Second World War on Michael Kidner's (MK) family; his sister-in-laws psychoanalysis and later life in Ruanda. MK's demobilisation and time as schoolteacher at Pitlochry; his growing interest in painting and visits to the south of France. MK's enrolment at Goldsmith's College to study painting; his meeting with John Coplans; remarks on Denis Bowen and American Abstract Expressionism. Discussion of MK's interest in art history, his own painting and his visits to Provence at this time.
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