Hoyland, John (19 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)

  • Abstract

    Part 19: Tape 10: Side A: Life for JH after split with LW, details. Details his conversation with Anthony Caro [AC] about having a show at RA. Details communication between AC and Sir Philip Dowson, the then President. Details JH being ignored by art establishment in UK in spite of enthusiasm for his work from critics and writers. His sixties l2 foot block painting in British painting show. Details contributions from Auerbach, Kossoff, Freud, Bacon. JH,s thoughts about possible reason for art institutions ignoring his work.

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