George Gittoes art diaries, 1987-2015

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4.2 metres of textual material (44 boxes)

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MLMSS 9589

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Copyright status : In copyright - Life of creator plus 70 years

Copyright holder : George Gittoes

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George Gittoes art diaries, 1987-2015

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George Gittoes art diaries, 1987-2015


George Gittoes' visual diaries closely reference his lived experience, a montage of recorded memories, observations, and philosophy. They also record Gittoes' extensive travel itinerary in volumes he has created on planes, in bus shelters, refugee camps, battlefields, hotels, great cities of the wor...


Purchased from George Gittoes, August 2014

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George Gittoes, painter, film maker, printmaker, puppeteer, performance artist, was born in Sydney in 1949. He grew up in Rockdale and was educated at Bexley Infants and Primary Schools, Kogarah Boys High and Kingsgrove North High and University of Sydney. A talented drawer, influenced toward art by...

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