Kidner, Michael. (7 of 14). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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  • 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 7. Description of Michael Kidner's (MK) visit to the Trillings in France and attendance at André Lhote's summer school, and later his atelier; MK's views on illusionism and the notion of construction. [Beginning of second recording session] MK's remarks on first recording session, on his childhood and family, and on the impact of his marriage to Marion on his relations with the rest of his family and his sense of himself; remarks on his connection with André Lhote, 1954-5 and MK's life in Paris at the time; remarks on Ahmed Segrue; description of MK's social life in Paris, on Lhote, on MK's own work there, and on life models on Lhote's atelier.

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

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