Hambling, Maggi. (22 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 22. 'Suspended Stone' sculpture and related painting cont. Mexico visit in 1995, following visit to Egypt. Celebration of death. Sculptures and painting related to Mexico. Jerwood Prize paintings. 'My Father Watching Television', painting which wants to develop into sculpture. Painting of Jarman after his death. Painting after death of Robert Medley, then sculpture. Max Wall sculpture. Sculpture of Maggi Hambling's (MH) mother done several years after mother's death. Laughter and death. Max Wall. MH's coffins not shut boxes, are full of air and move. Vera Russell's Russian Orthodox funeral. Damien Hirst. MH optimistic about death 'in a restrained kind of way'. Comedy in MH's sculptures.

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