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Kevin Connor interviewed for the Australian Eye series [sound recording]
Bib ID 1857549
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Connor, Kevin, 1932-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research only; as copyright rests with Film Australia all requests for copies & public use to be made to Film Australia; permission from interviewee or their estate also required for public use. 
Description 1981 Mar. 10 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 47 min): analog, 3 3/4 ips, half track, mono. ; 7 in. 
Series

Australian eye. Series 5.

Summary

Kevin Connor, artist speaks about his forthcoming exhibition; what size & shape canvas works best for him when painting a portrait; how his environment influences his work; how he chooses his subjects; his views of the value of inspiration for an artist; why he uses the concept of a frame within -a-frame in his work; his method for painting a portrait; his opinion of what true art consists of; why he stopped painting in oils & changed to acrylic paint; importance of what he terms visual thinking as opposed to intellectual thinking for an artist; the effect that the work of past artists can have on contemporary artists; how he regards the process of painting.

Notes

Recorded on March 10, 1981.

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Subjects Connor, Kevin, 1932- -- Interviews.  |  Art, Australian -- 20th century.  |  Painters -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Painting, Modern.
Occupation Painters.
Other authors/contributors Film Australia

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