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Bert Flugelman interviewed by Michelle Potter [sound recording]
Bib ID 5718964
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Flugelman, Bert, 1923-2013, Interviewer
 
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Description 2011 
2 sound files (ca. 189 min.) 
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Mode of access: Online. 

Summary

Bert Flugelman, born in Vienna, discusses family, his Jewish background; life, the influence of art in pre war Vienna; Vienna Secession; Auschluss; difficulties in migrating; arriving Sydney (1938), reuniting with his father; family name change; apprenticeships; jackaroo; enemy aliens; Australian Army 2nd Australian Employment Company; visiting his mother in New York, working there; studying at Sydney Art School; painting; Clifton Pugh; exhibitions, New York; Barone Gallery, New York; living in Europe; contracting polio, treatment; Cedric Flower; Royal Academy of Art, London; John Copnall; sculpture, his use of metal; Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney; installations; Canberra; National Gallery of Australia; public interaction; Rundle Mall, Adelaide; Dobell Memorial sculpture; Frank Sartor; Martin Place, Sydney; Lloyd Rees; Hargreave Memorial sculpture; Wollongong University; teaching; Jamberoo; working with wood; his wood panel relating to Fall of Icarus by Pieter Bruegel; Burradoo; ceramic works; his Icarus painting.

Notes

Recorded on 28 September 2011 in Burradoo, N.S.W.

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary (4 p.) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 67 leaves) 
Subjects Flugelman, Bert, - 1923-2013 - Interviews.  |  Sculptors - Australia - Interviews.  |  Artists - Australia - Interviews.  |  Installations (Art) - Australia.  |  Poliomyelitis - Australia.
Occupation Sculptors.
Other authors/contributors Potter, Michelle, 1944-, Interviewer

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