Hambling, Maggi. (16 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)

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    Gooding, Mel (speaker, male)

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    Part 16. Max Wall paintings cont. Beckett and influence of 'Waiting for Godot' on Maggi Hambling's (MH) work. Death, fear and laughter; MH's most recent paintings. Series of paintings of moon broken after MH's mother had died. Seriousness of 'laugh' paintings. Francis Bacon. Inseparability of life and death. At end of MH's paintings to do with bullfights, MH painted a battery hen, details.

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