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Michael Fitzjames interviewed by Ann Turner [sound recording]
Bib ID 1715968
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Fitzjames, Michael, 1948-, Interviewee
 
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Description 1998 
4 digital audio tapes (ca. 290 min.) 
Summary

Michael Fitzjames, an artist, talks about his family background; growing up in Melbourne, Adelaide and other South Australian towns. He then talks about his early interest in drawing; formal schooling; Melbourne and Hobart; Tasmanian School of Art; his artistic influences; London; drawing for "Guardian" and travelling to Europe and Berlin; his return to Australia; illustrating for "National Times"; development of style; working for "Financial Review" and "Sydney Morning Herald"; work patterns; themes and the issue of censorship.

Notes

Recorded on Jan. 14-15, 1998 in Coogee, N.S.W.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Summary available (1 p.) and corrected transcript (typescript, 64 leaves) 
Subjects Fitzjames, Michael, 1948- -- Interviews.  |  Artists -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Artists.
Other authors/contributors Turner, Ann, 1929-2011, Interviewer

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