Hoyland, John (13 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 13: Tape 7: Side A: Recording 19 May 2005. Effect on JH of break-up of marriage. His lodging in Cromwell Road hotel. Purchase of studio in Market Lavington Wiltshire. Details teaching and painting programme. 1969 offer to represent Britain in Sao Paulo Biennale. AC showing sculpture, JH painting. Description Market Lavington studio. Details Howard Hodgkin [HH] and other artists there. Peter Blake [PB] buying train station, details. Wife Jan Haworth; dolls she made and showed at Robert Fraser Galleries. JH to Kingston, Jamaica as guest of Harry Thubron [HT] details. Details unstable political situation there. Details his trip to Sao Paulo via Trinidad, meeting AC in Sao Paulo and their trip to Trinidad. JH’s affaire with nightclub singer, Eloise Laws [EL]. His rented studio in SoHo. Professorship at Colgate University, details. Social life in New York, early 70’s. Effect on his painting. His dislike of commercialisation of art in America. Details dealer CG’s arrangement with artists. JH explains desire to return to England.

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