Listen to artists speak about their lives and work, their friendships, networks and rivalries, in a selection of 98 audio extracts. The clips are from Artists’ Lives, an oral history project making life story recordings with artists, curators, art writers and others who work in the field of visual art.
The sound clips are set in context within Voices of art, a series of essays by writers immersed in the art world of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Ian Dunlop looks back to writing his first column of art criticism for The Times, in 1964.Read more
Hester Westley interrogates the choices painter Sheila Girling made in relation to her career when her sons were young, and suggests her crucial role in the work of her husband, the sculptor Anthony Caro.Read more