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Martin Sharp interviewed by Helen Topliss [sound recording]
Bib ID 2035530
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Sharp, Martin, 1942-2013, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1994 
1 digital audio tape ; 90 min. 
Summary

Sharp talks about his early exposure and interest in drawing, especially cartoons, involvement in Oz magazine; views on censorship of art and the art scene of the 1960s. He then talks about visual artists that he has admired; origins of The Yellow House; highlights of his career; Tiny Tim; use of liquitex paint in recent works and his views on the relationship between artists and galleries.

Biography/History

Martin Sharp is a painter and cartoonist.

Notes

Preservation and cassette copies made.

Recorded on Nov. 17, 1994 in Bellevue Hill, N.S.W.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Uncorrected transcript (typescript, 37 leaves). 
Subjects Sharp, Martin, 1942-2013 -- Interviews.  |  Cartoonists -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Painters -- Australia -- Interviews.
Occupation Cartoonists.  |  Painters.
Other authors/contributors Topliss, Helen, 1946-, Interviewer

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