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Drew, Joanna. (47 of 50). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:31:25

  • Shelf mark

    C466/139

  • Subjects

    Art

  • Recording date

    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

  • Interviewees

    Drew, Joanna 1929-2003 (female)

  • Interviewers

    O'Ryan, Lydia (female)

  • Abstract

    Part 47. Joanna Drew [JD] describes demands of Director of Exhibitions and Director of Art jobs; comments on negative effect political correctness had on latterday quality of Arts Council [AC] Art Panel membership. Remarks on recent review by Trustees of Henry Moore Foundation to ascertain that membership was fully representative. JD describes effect of procedures adopted by the AC finance director, Anthony Field. Further remarks on AC bureaucracy; talks about how she dealt with rare incidence of difficult staff members. JD describes circumstances relating to receiving two cultural awards from the French government. .

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