Writer, art historian and broadcaster Michael Bird explores the extraordinary Artists’ Lives archive, the subject of his latest book. He samples highlights from this vast and still little-known collection of life-story interviews to create a fascinating audio-visual narrative of artists’ experiences in 20th-century Britain. We hear from Patrick Heron, Terry

Studio voices: art and life in 20th-century Britain, with Michael Bird

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Venue: Acorn Theatre

Writer, art historian and broadcaster Michael Bird explores the extraordinary Artists’ Lives archive, the subject of his latest book. He samples highlights from this vast and still little-known collection of life-story interviews to create a fascinating audio-visual narrative of artists’ experiences in 20th-century Britain. We hear from Patrick Heron, Terry Frost, Paul Feiler, Eileen Agar, Tess Jaray, David Nash and other leading British artists.