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Jan Senbergs interviewed by Barbara Blackman [sound recording]
Bib ID 702355
Format AudioAudio [sound recording]
Author
Senbergs, Jan, 1939-, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Access open for research; written permission required for personal copies and public use during the lifetime of the interviewee. 
Description 1984 
8 cassettes (ca. 540 min.) ; 1 7/8 ips. 
Summary

Jan Senbergs, painter and screen printer, speaks on his childhood in Latvia during World War II; immigration to Melbourne; his schooling; influence of Len French; apprenticeship as a screen printer; Len Crawford; early exhibitions; contact with Melbourne art scene; associations with Rudy Komon, Hal Hattam, George Johnson, Roger Kemp and Don Laycock; 1966 Rubenstein win and travel to Europe; teaching at RMIT; death of George Baldessin; Bienale in Sao Paulo, 1972; philosophy of painting; Creative Arts Fellowship at the ANU, Canberra; views on grants to artists and his commission for the High Court, Canberra.

Notes

Recorded at Middle Park, Vic. between 15 March 1984 and 22 April 1984.

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Index/Finding Aid Note Transcript available (typescript, 98 leaves) 
Subjects Senbergs, Jan, 1939- -- Interviews.  |  Painters -- Australia -- Interviews.  |  Printmakers -- Australia -- Interviews.
Other authors/contributors Blackman, Barbara, 1928-, Interviewer

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