Fry, Anthony. (22 of 32). National Life Story Collection: Artists' Lives

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    Fry, Anthony (speaker, male)

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    Courtney, Cathy (speaker, female)

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    Part 22. Contact with death in India cont. No contact with death until relatively late in his life. Indian attitude to death. Reasons for ceasing to go to India. Pattern in India, describes daily routine. In England works every day but with more distractions. No longer has a studio in England. Sabrina Fry’s [SF] life in India. Social life in India. Travel within India and work triggered by this. Shows drawings as well as paintings. Mentions Browse & Darby, Jack Sherriff [phonetically transcribed], and Howard Hodgkin. Remarks on great uncle Hugo Mallet. Mentions purchasing a Craigie Aitchison [CA] at Beaux Arts; comments on friendship with CA; mentions living with Patrick George and Andrew Forge. Mentions London Group and show at Whitechapel Gallery that CA wrote about. Mentions John Berger and David Sylvester. Comments on Bryan Robertson’s writing about AF paintings.

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