Hoyland, John (12 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 12: Tape 6: Side B: Details break-up of JH’s marriage. Divorce 1968. Relationship with son Jeremy 7 or 8 at time of divorce, details. Details JH’s circle of friends, all New Generation artists. His great admiration for AC and Patrick Caulfield [PC]. Discusses quality and originality of PC’s paintings as well as of the man. Discusses AC’s personality and ambition and spirit of adventure in his work. Refers to pressure from collectors and museums, for signature paintings. Examples Rothko, Pollock, Lowry. This pressure affects the work of some artists. An exception is AC who follows his own path. [Faulty recording on rest of tape]

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