Files containing loose sheets of writings including faxes, draft letters, thoughts and artists statements on professional and personal matters, with related sketches, notes, correspondence, press-cuttings and images.
Writings, artworks, drawings, photographs, notes, and faxes
Letter from Solange Auzias de Turenne [curator and patron] (20 March 1997) regarding planned exhibition in Paris, detailing a wish to include Flanagan’s sculpture. Black linear drawings of hares, [reminiscent of linear sculptures]. Series of hare drawings for sculpture, one with an eye-beam rafter being carried on its head. Card cut-out of a red haired ponytail. Note to Jessica [Sturgess] accompanied by printed images from catalogue for the exhibition ‘Entre el Objeto y la Imagen’ at Fundación La Caixa, Madrid, Spain (1986).
Note with the base and treble clef motif making reference to Flanagan’s wish to develop skills in writing as art in the absence of an object. Notes on family and the death of Flanagan’s mother Monica. Note to Robin Marchesi [writer and poet]. Archive stock record and fax for Untitled (1990). Linear drawings reminiscent of Troubadour (1981) and Thinker on Rock (1996). Note to Leslie Waddington of Waddington Galleries (18 June 1996) regarding retirement, letters from ‘Richard’ [Richard McNeff] (29 July 1997) regarding the London Education Authority and the Fine Arts College, London, UK.
Colour photographs of a nude female model with accompanying viewfinder close-ups. Photocopies of colour photographs of Jenny Bremer. Photocopies of colour photographs of still lives. Series of notes numbered and addressed from the ‘Impassioned Bastard to the thundering gods’, referencing Rodin’s figures, materiality and the object in art. Notes on ageing, life and work. Envelope containing notes on retirement.