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Anne Summers interviewed by Humphrey McQueen [sound recording]
Bib ID 682503
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Summers, Anne, 1945-, Interviewee
 
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Description 1982 Sept. 11 
1 sound tape reel (ca. 47 min.) : analog. 
Summary

Summers speaks about the first time she met the artist Keith Looby; her reaction to the suggestion that he paint her portrait; she describes Looby's technique to painting her portrait using photographs and sketches that he made of her; she describes what the portrait looked like in the early stages and how it changed each session; her opinion as to why Looby painted McGuinness in the background of the painting; discusses certain aspects of Looby's works e.g. Looby using dolls as symbols in his work and also his habit of using ambiguous titles for his paintings.

Notes

Recorded on Sept. 11, 1982.

Also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-195422955

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 20 leaves) available. 
Subjects Summers, Anne, 1945- -- Interviews.  |  Summers, Anne, 1945- -- Portraits.  |  Looby, Keith, 1940- -- Biography.  |  McGuinness, P. P. (Padraic Pearse), 1938-2008 -- Portraits.  |  Painters -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Drawing, Australian.  |  Drawing -- Australia.  |  Portrait painters -- Australia -- Biography.  |  Portrait painting -- Australia.
Other authors/contributors McQueen, Humphrey, 1942-, Interviewer

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