Interview with James Ambrose Brown

Brown interviewInterview with Cecil Skotnes conducted by the writer James Ambrose Brown on 20 April, 1984, in Cape Town.

It is a wide-ranging interview that covers Cecil’s childhood, the war years, Polly Street and its students, Egon Guenther, the Amadhlozi group, Vittorino Meneghelli, the Venice Biennale, Shaka Zulu, wine, America, national art collections, leaving Johannesburg, themes in art, the Nobel portfolio, politics in art, religion, Ernest Ullmann and money!

Read the full interview here (PDF).