Drew, Joanna. (43 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 43. Joanna Drew [JD] describes Julia Peyton - Jones's [JPJ] roles at the Hayward Gallery [HG] and the Serpentine, including reference to her organisation of 1990 exhibition, The Drawings of Jasper Johns. Anecdote about Lady Diana's [LD] role as Patron of the Serpentine facilitating a visit to the Venice Bi - ennale, accompanied by JPJ; anecdote relating to LD. JD describes Michael Harrison's [MH] role in the Arts Council [AC]; describes relations with Regional Arts Associations, including reference to East Midlands Arts [EMA]. Details of MH's circumstances as Director of Kettle's Yard, Cambridge [KY]. Mentions Ikon, Arnolfini and Photographers' Galleries in context of devolved funding. Brief reference to Sir Richard Luce; mentions changing contexts of the AC grant-in-aid. General remarks about public attitude to the Arts in Britain.

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