Vaux, Marc (21 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)

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    Part 21: Tape 11: Side B: Marc Vaux [MV] discusses further the Redfern Gallery; on Richard Gault and Richard Selby; describes difficulties in leaving Redfern – “like getting a divorce”; comments on Richard Gault and Richard Selby about art fairs, galleries – mentions William Scott show and the Anthony d’Offay Gallery. MV comments on Bernie Jacobson [BJ]; mentions BJ wrote a column for the ‘Evening Standard’ on restaurants; on their relationship and MV’s paintings; recalls anecdote about BJ visiting his studio to see a painting of his and then MV sending a letter to Redfern announcing his intentions to leave the gallery and waiting for a response. MV comments on recent shows with BJ representing him; on their relationship in this business. MV describes a piece commissioned by Neil Crawford that he’s working on; describes the site for the piece in Crawford’s home in detail; mentions that Ian Tyson has a piece in the same room of Crawford’s home where MV’s piece will hang; describes the piece he plans to paint for the Crawford in detail; wants it to be “a bit like Meccano but where the total effect is not too virtually noisy.”

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