Hoyland, John (21 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 21: Tape 11: Side B: More about PC’s death. Description burial in Highgate Cemetery. Jazz band playing his favourite music. JH reading what he said about PC on that occasion. JH talking about his friend TF who also died within the past 2 or 3 years. Details painting which JH did as an elegy to TF. JH speaking at meeting at the Tate in TF’s honour when his last work was hung. Description TF’s last big work. JH reading the eulogy he gave at RA when the display of TF’s work was put up. Details TF’s personality, the metaphoric power and seduction of his paintings. His love of life and family; his teaching over many decades.

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