Hoyland, John (10 of 21).  National Life Stories: Artists' Lives

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  • Recording date

    2005-03-22, 2005-03-30, 2005-04-02, 2005-04-13, 2005-05-02, 2005-05-05, 2005-05-19, 2007-07-24, 2007-08-22

  • Recording locations

    Charterhouse Square, London and Castelnau, London

  • Interviewees

    Hoyland, John, 1934-2011 (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Gooding, Mel, 1941- (speaker, male)

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    Part 10: Tape 5: Side B: Catalogue details of JH’s paintings for 1967 Whitechapel show. Details his working day. Reference to Hofmann paintings on JH’s New York visit. Lengthy discussion about Hofmann’s and Noland’s work. Meeting Ken Noland [KN], details. Details Hofmann’s later work. KN and HF generation versus that of RM and MR. Details colour sense of Jules Olitski [JO] and KN. JH’s on Frank Stella’s [FS] work. Hofmann’s ‘push-pull’. Use of space by H compared with KN, JO, Morris Louis, [ML] details. JH’s use of illusionistic space. Biomorphic forms used by sculptors PK, TS, BT, PH. PH’s use of space. 1964 a key year for JH. Details his atmospheric use of colour.

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