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Hoyland, John (20 of 21).  National Life Stories: Artists' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:31:14

  • Shelf mark

    C466/205

  • Subjects

    Art

  • 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 20: Tape 11: Side A: Recording 22/08/2007. JH talking about his various teaching jobs in seventies and eighties. Details changes in art to conceptual and political themes while JH in America for 3 or 4 years. Experimental work by Jim Dine and Claes Oldenburg. Details JH teaching at most London art schools. Offered one day a week Slade teaching by Lawrence Gowing [LG]. Explains his difficulty selling his work. Favourable effect of Terence Maloon’s article about him in Art Scribe plus support from BR. Details coverage of art events then. Explains why he didn’t enjoy teaching. Details his principles of good teaching. Significance to him as a student of WT and VP. Remark reportedly made by JH to Brendan Stuart Burns when latter a Slade student. HT as marvellous teacher and good artist. Why AC a brilliant teacher. Details LG as artist and Principal of Slade School. Details his later experiments in body art; reactions of Francis Bacon and others. Details LG’s ambitions. Description ‘atelier system’ at Slade. JH Friday teaching at Chelsea, details. Later teaching at RAS, details. Recent death of BR and JH’s detailed memories of their friendship. Similarly of PC.

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