Memoirs 1936–2011

Chapter 1 Mother and Father 1935 - 1945 Newcastle

Early Years.
The war.

Chapter 2 School in the South 1946 - 1953 Berkhamsted School, Hertfordshire and Newcastle
Chapter 3 The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst 1953 - 1955 Sandhurst

Catterick training camp and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

Chapter 4 The Army and the Dance 1955 - 1957 Northern Ireland

A posting to Northern Ireland with the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers.

Chapter 11 Work and Birth 1962 London

Love Machines and early pop paintings.
The birth of Gerald’s daughter, Yseult.

Chapter 12 Fournier Street 1962 - 63 London

Gerald and family move into a house on Fournier Street, Spitalfields.
The Young Contemporaries exhibition and the painting of Brigitte Bardot.
The 1963 Paris Biennale.

Chapter 13 First Visit to New York 1963 New York City

Gerald visits New York for the first time and meets Robert Indiana, Andy Warhol, Jim Rosenquist and Roy Lichtenstein.
He works for Robert Indiana in his Coenties Slip studio.
He paints Jean Harlow and the first of the Starlet, Dragsters and Astronauts series.

Chapter 14 Loose Ends 1963 London

Source and Stimulus - Space, Speed, Sex

Chapter 15 New Horizons 1965 London, Oxford and Paris.

Teaching in Oxford.
A trip to Paris.
A telegram from New York.

Chapter 16 Last term at Art School and Return to New York 1965 New York and London

A visit from Richard Feigen.
Back to New York.
‘4 Young Artists’ Exhibition.

Chapter 17 Young, British and Pop 1964 New York

First exhibition in New York