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Fry, Anthony. (31 of 32). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:29:19

  • Shelf mark

    C466/77

  • Subjects

    Art

  • Recording date

    17/07/2006

  • Interviewees

    Fry, Anthony (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Courtney, Cathy (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 31. Discussion about Alberto Giacometti [AG] who Anthony Fry [AF] adores; AF didn’t meet AG in Paris because AF’s French is no good; recalls brief story about VP meeting Picasso; remarks on languages AF speaks. Detailed description of going to Cézanne’s studio. Discussion of AF’s book; colour matching in printing the book; Karsch chose most of the works for the book; remarks on Andrew Lambirth a contributor to the book; remarks on John Berger [JB] who did a piece for the book. Comments on JB’s writing about the Kitchen Sink painters. Description of AF’s trip across the Sahara including a long, extremely detailed account of the trip driving two Land Rovers from Algiers to Mali with Richard Moorehead, Sabrina Fry [SF], his cousin Jeremy and Sally Westminster.

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