Hambling, Maggi. (13 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)

  • Abstract

    Part 13. Maggi Hambling's (MH) involvement with the Artists' Market, started by Vera Russell in 1973, Earlham Street, Covent Garden. Russell re-entered MH's life in spring 1973, idea of Artists' Market was to involve well-known and unknown artists. MH learnt a lot about hanging pictures from Russell. MH would be sent out to research studios to decide whether they merited visits from Russell. Artists had to participate in hanging and manning gallery. Vera Russell's attitude to the press. Anecdotes about Russell and Artists' Market. Norman Rosenthal. Performances. Paintings in MH's 1977 one-person show at Artists' Market. 'A.S.' first of MH's paintings to be bought by public collection, Rugby Library. Relationship with Seale had changed by time of one-person show at Artists' Market, details. [Interference on tape.] 1976 MH had shown in 'The Human Clay', curated by Kitaj, details.

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