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1977. Patrick Heron with his 1974 Guardian article. Cornwall. Edinburgh Arts 1977.

9-12 July 1977. Patrick Heron holding a copy The Guardian newspaper (1974), showing part of the 14,000 word article (published over three days) in which he compared the New York Abstract Expressionists and the St. Ives School, criticising the dominance of the former and the influence of Clement Greenberg. The photograph was taken in his studio at Eagle's Nest, Zennor, Cornwall, during a visit by the Edinburgh Arts 1977 group.