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Gertrude Langer interviewed by Barbara Blackman [sound recording]
Bib ID 584284
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Langer, Gertrude, 1908-1984, Interviewee
 
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Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1982 Jan 
6 sound cassettes (ca. 546 min.) 
Summary

Langer talks about her family background and growing up in Vienna, her interest in art history from the age of 17 and her desire to be a painter, university education, studying in Paris in 1928, marriage to Karl Langer in 1932 and leaving Austria in 1938 to come to Australia and arriving in Sydney in May 1939. She then talks about adjusting to the Australian climate and lifestyle, lecturing on art and working as an art critic with the "Courier Mail", her involvement with the Arts Council and the Art Critics Association and her views on Australian art and artists.

Notes

Recorded during the first week of Jan. 1982 in Brisbane.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-215284049

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and corrected transcript (typescript, 205 leaves) available. 
Subjects Langer, Gertrude, 1908-1984 -- Interviews.  |  Langer, Karl, 1903-1969.  |  Art historians -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Blackman, Barbara, 1928-, Interviewer

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