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Albert Tucker interviewed by Barbara Blackman [sound recording]
Bib ID 1384062
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Tucker, Albert, 1914-1999, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1988 
16 sound tape reels (ca. 720 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, two track, mono. ; 10 in. 
Summary

Tucker, an artist and painter, speaks of his family background; childhood memories; early career and beginnings as an artist; early political interests during the 1930s; Joy Hester, her development as an artist, their relationship; his experiences in the army and during World War II; working for the Angry Penguins; his relationship with John and Sunday Reed; exhibitions; his son Sweeney Reed; interest in poetry and influence of Ern Malley's poetry; his philosophies on life, humanity, good and evil, society today and men and women; his work, methods, medium; work habits; his experiences whilst travelling and living overseas; relations with other artists such as the Boyds and Sidney Nolan; his experiences during the Depression; art groups, galleries; friends and associates; his own collection; art and society; impressions upon returning to Australia in the 1960s; technology; portrait painting; painters and painting; psychic surgeons in the Phillipines.

Notes

Recorded at St. Kilda, Vic. on July 14, 1988.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 210 leaves) 
Subjects Tucker, Albert, 1914-1999 -- Interviews.  |  Artists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Artists -- Australia -- Biography.
Other authors/contributors Blackman, Barbara, 1928-, Interviewer

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