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JBF/1/2.41 Writings with related papers (February 1998)

Date Range

1998

Scope and Content

Notes, writings and opinion for press on John Whitley's article in The Sunday Times on Anthony Caro.

Various notes and drafts for notes in reaction to John Whitley's article. Note on [Adrian] Montford's recommendation of Zen and the Art of Archery while both were at St Martins College of Art. Word play. Notes to the press with mention of the influence of Flanagan's brother, others regarding the Garrick [Club], the Groucho [Club], Anthony Caro, art institutions and another with reference to Naum Gabo.

Musings over artistic influences, biography and notes on how Flanagan perceived himself to be viewed by the public from Whitley's article. Reference to Bedales school in regard to Alfred, Flanagan's son's education . Note to David Johnson of
The Sunday Times with reference to the assistance of Gabriela Salgado,. Note on Beuys and the use of the Hare. Note on being a tradesman. Notes with the spiral motif expressing frustration and annoyance.

Draft notes and notes on the influence of Frank Martin, 'TC', Black Mountain College, the Bauhaus and Philip King citing the influence of Flanagan's background and his sharing of concerns with peers.
Note to 'Veronica' referencing the 'Sunday Times Thing'. Note to the Culture Section of
The Sunday Times dealing with Anthony Caro's influence and detailing Caro's open letter to Henry Moore, with mention of Frank Martin, Peter Townsend and Flanagan's father. Notes on how Flanagan perceived himself to have been viewed as a student at St Martins.

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