Rothenstein, Michael. (8 of 10). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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    interviewee's home, United Kingdom

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    Rothenstein, Michael, 1908- (speaker, male)

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    Gooding, Mel, (speaker, male)

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    Part 8. Discussion of difficulties in using photographs in printmaking (continued); defaced photographs in 'Fathers', 'Letters home' and 'The Price sisters'. Violent imagery in 'Jags' series, and participation in 'Violence' exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts. Rothenstein's box constructions, and violence in work of the 1970s; his view of the impact of the photographic media on experience; symbolism in his assemblage concerning the murder of Anna Succioni; his use of studio objects in his work; the influence of Joseph Cornell.

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    Michael Rothenstein interviewed by Mel Gooding: full transcript of the interview

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