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Vaux, Marc (64 of 76).  National Life Stories: Artists' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:26:35

  • Shelf mark

    C466/65

  • Subjects

    Art

  • Recording date

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

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's studio, London

  • Interviewees

    Vaux, Marc, 1932- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy, 1954- (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 64: Tape 34: Side A: Marc Vaux [MV] discusses effects on his work; the way studio work has changed since last session; interruptions to his work; daughter Alex applying to art school; MV’s need for consecutive peaceful time to work. Anecdote regarding Ad Reinhardt preparatory time before starting to paint. Mentions period when MV felt he had come to a dead end. Comments on drawing on computer. Remarks on helping friend with fabricating studio in Clapham, London, UK; advice on materials for cubic sculptures; research regarding glues which could be used instead of bolts for aluminium; difficulties of drilling holes for bolts; Stephen Furlong, fabricator friend. Describes experience of going to Tess Jaray’s [TJ] recent private view; responses to TJ’s work. Remarks on encrustations on Robyn Denny’s work regarding flatness of painting.

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