Hambling, Maggi. (6 of 22). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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    1995-10-24 and 1995-10-27 and 1995-11-13 and 1995-11-21 and 1995-11-28 and 1995-12-11 and 1996-01-26

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    Interviewee's studio, London, United Kingdom

  • Interviewees

    Hambling, Maggi, 1945- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Gooding, Mel (speaker, male)

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    Part 6. Lett Haines and Cedric Morris cont. Maggi Hambling's (MH) portrait of Johnny Bridge, Chairman of Greene King Breweries. Cedric Morris's attitude to abstract painting, MH experimenting at Camberwell. MH's mother's hopes for her. MH only student from Ipswich to get place at London art school, this gave parents confidence. MH left Camberwell at time father retired from bank, gave father paints which he began to use age 65; this brought MH and father together. Cedric Morris came to father's first exhibition, bought painting. MH's interview for Camberwell. Robert Medley, Philip Matthews. Interview at Slade after Camberwell. Further details Lett Haines and Cedric Morris. MH's paintings of Haines. Painting of Morris. Benton End after deaths of Haines and Morris. Morris's will. Details of other regular visitors to Benton End.

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