Drew, Joanna. (26 of 50). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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    2002-03-18 and 2002-04-05 and 2002-05-02 and 2002-05-23 and 2002-06-28 and 2002-07-11 and 2002-08-15 and 2002-08-29 and 2002-10-03 and 2002-10-17 and 2002-07-11

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    Drew, Joanna 1929-2003 (female)

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    O'Ryan, Lydia (female)

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    Part 26. Joanna Drew [JD] comments on Lucian Freud's [LF] shift into popular as distinct from critical success; mentions British Council promoted one person show at Hayward in late 80s after its success at Hirshhorn Museum, Washington. Remarks on role of dealer/ gallery in promoting artistsĀ¹ work; refers to Roland Penrose's [RP] relationship with Picasso. Mentions RP's stint at ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) .Analysis of RP's career, brief reference to Diane de Riaz's influence. Details of Anthony (Tony) Penrose's reinstatement of mother Lee Miller as photographer; mentions 'Lives of Lee Miller' by Anthony Penrose and its dedication to David Sherman. JD lists guests of Penroses at Farley Farm near Lewes, Sussex, including Tapies, Miro, Steinberg.

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