A Conversation with Maggi Hambling about Life and Death

A Conversation with Maggi Hambling – Resurrection Commission for St Dunstan’s Church (2011) from Electric Egg on Vimeo.

“A Conversation with Maggi Hambling” (2011) is an personal exploration by the artist of her work, themes within and influences behind it, whilst contextualising her proposed piece for St Dunstan’s Church.

The film was produced for the Art Advisory Panel for St Dunstan’s Church, Mayfield, East Sussex, as part of a commission for a sculpture based on the Resurrection. – Directed, Filmed & Edited by: Steven Hatton

Maggie Hambling
Maggi Hambling (born 1945) is a British painter, sculptor and queer woman. Maggi graduated from the Slade School of Art in 1969 and in 1980 she became the first Artist in Residence at the National Gallery in London. She is a figurative painter and has painted numerous portraits among others portraits of openly gay people such as Deriek Jarman, George Melly, Stephen Fry and Quentin Crisp. The Guardian writes that she ‘has six works in the National Portrait Gallery and others in the National Gallery, where her portrait of a warder has hung on permanent display since Hambling was the first artist-in-residence there in 1980′. She renown for her sculptures: A Convesation with Oscar Wilde (1998), a memorial to Oscar Wild in Central London and for Scallop (2003), a 4 metre high steel sculpture on Aldeburgh beach dedicated to Benjamin Britten. In 2005 she received Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture for Scallop. Maggi Hambling is based in London, UK.

Related Links
Maggi Hambling’s webpage
Artist Talk: Maggi Hambling Talks About The Wave

Artist Talk: Maggi Hambling Talks About The Wave

Video: British painter and queer woman Maggi Hambling is in her exhibition Maggi Hambling – The Wave at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, UK, 2010, talking about her paintings.

Video: Podcast from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK, on Maggi Hambling’s exhibition ‘Maggi Hambling – The Wave’ at the museum in 2010. Maggi talks about what motivated her make the paintings.

Related Link
Maggi Hambling’s website

British Painter Maggi Hambling

 

Video: In The Studio With Maggi Hambling directed by Mike Wyeld. – Controversial British artist Maggi Hambling CBE discusses and reveals new work in this short documentary filmed in her London studio.

Thanks Mike! for telling me about your short film In The Studio With Maggi Hambling. ;-) / Birthe Havmoeller

Maggie Hambling
Maggi Hambling (born 1945) is a British painter, sculptor and queer woman. Maggi graduated from the Slade School of Art in 1969 and in 1980 she became the first Artist in Residence at the National Gallery in London. She is a figurative painter and has painted numerous portraits among others portraits of openly gay people such as Deriek Jarman, George Melly, Stephen Fry and Quentin Crisp. The Guardian writes that she ‘has six works in the National Portrait Gallery and others in the National Gallery, where her portrait of a warder has hung on permanent display since Hambling was the first artist-in-residence there in 1980′. She renown for her sculptures: A Convesation with Oscar Wilde (1998), a memorial to Oscar Wild in Central London and for Scallop (2003), a 4 metre high steel sculpture on Aldeburgh beach dedicated to Benjamin Britten. In 2005 she received Marsh Award for Excellence in Public Sculpture for Scallop. Maggi Hambling is based in London, UK.

Related Links
Maggi Hambling’s webpage