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The Fourth Colin McWilliam Memorial Lecture: Living with an Eye

The Fourth Colin McWilliam Memorial Lecture: Living with an Eye CANDIA MCWILLIAM Colin McWilliam. There is pun in the title of this lecture that is wholly inapplicable anything do with my father, Colin McWilliam. the reader, it may not be visible, but you, as listeners, will hear it at once. The title I chose was ''. I thought it expressed something of the informed vigilance of my father's approach his life and his work, which were inseparable from one another. He was never on holiday from his enthusiasms and convictions. In that he was a very overworked, but also a blessed, man. In this way he had the unconfined commitment of an artist, but how unlike the popular idea of the artist, 'temperamental', demanding, showy, he was, o. For, I realised, the title could sound as though I were going talk you night about 'Living with an "I"': capital I, not E. Y. E. My father was almost ridiculously without ego as it is undersod in the world, and especially day's world, with its emphasis on psychiatry and selfhood, a world whose rapacity and concentration on destructive competition and gain at all costs he so deplored a in CANDIA MCWILLIAM that it was on this subject that the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Architectural Heritage Edinburgh University Press

The Fourth Colin McWilliam Memorial Lecture: Living with an Eye

Architectural Heritage , Volume 5 (5): 111 – Jan 1, 1994

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Edinburgh University Press
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1350-7524
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1755-1641
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10.3366/arch.1994.5.5.111
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CANDIA MCWILLIAM Colin McWilliam. There is pun in the title of this lecture that is wholly inapplicable anything do with my father, Colin McWilliam. the reader, it may not be visible, but you, as listeners, will hear it at once. The title I chose was ''. I thought it expressed something of the informed vigilance of my father's approach his life and his work, which were inseparable from one another. He was never on holiday from his enthusiasms and convictions. In that he was a very overworked, but also a blessed, man. In this way he had the unconfined commitment of an artist, but how unlike the popular idea of the artist, 'temperamental', demanding, showy, he was, o. For, I realised, the title could sound as though I were going talk you night about 'Living with an "I"': capital I, not E. Y. E. My father was almost ridiculously without ego as it is undersod in the world, and especially day's world, with its emphasis on psychiatry and selfhood, a world whose rapacity and concentration on destructive competition and gain at all costs he so deplored a in CANDIA MCWILLIAM that it was on this subject that the

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Architectural HeritageEdinburgh University Press

Published: Jan 1, 1994

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