Vaux, Marc (11 of 76).  National Life Stories: Artists' Lives

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  • Recording date

    2000-09-13, 2003-02-06, 2003-02-27, 2003-03-27, 2003-06-26, 2003-10-15, 2003-11-05

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    Interviewee's studio, London

  • Interviewees

    Vaux, Marc, 1932- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 11: Tape 6: Side A: Marc Vaux [MV] continues discussion of his work; focus on use of ‘gesture’ in his work and more on colour; on an artist’s vision; on autobiographical works. Comments on Prunella Clough’s [PC] vision; mentions Lucian Freud; more detailed discussion of PC and her work. More on MV’s work; focus on techniques and materials used; refers to Matisse’s ‘L’Escargot’ several times; description of MV’s ‘nod’ to ‘L’Escargot’. Discussion of how MV remembers his works; mentions one in the D.T.I. building in Victoria.

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