Hoyland, John (14 of 21).  National Life Stories: Artists' Lives

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    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 14: Tape 7: Side B: More about return to England.. Details life with EL. Effect on his paintings of desert near Las Vegas, details. CG’s comments about JH painting more than one image. JH’s reaction and to his comment about surface. Details JH hanging his Emmerich show in 1969.. CG’s reaction. CG selling paintings to collectors on the phone, details. Details Jack Bush [JB] show going up when JH’s came down. CG’s comments and JH’s reaction. Details palette by JB, LP, JO; JH resisting it. Details cooling off of relationship with EL. JH comments on Hofmann’s paintings. Cold reception for JH on return to England, details. Death of painting predicted. JH painting in Primrose Hill and Wiltshire studios. Differences in composition and colour. Joseph Beuys in London. Details generation of St Martin’s graduates, conceptual artists, happenings in photography, political art, etc. Article in Artscribe magazine by Terence Maloon about JH’s paintings. Offered residency in Melbourne University, details. Doing 4 months there 1979/80, details. PC there as well. Description JH’s paintings. Details touring show of JH’s paintings. Details Sidney exhibition of his prints. Details drive to Sidney along coast road. PC’s painting ‘Lunch at Maroochydore’. Description Melbourne house for artist in residence.

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