Posts made in December, 2013

Sidney Nolan interviewed by Michael Heyward, London, 5 April 1991

Posted by on Dec 8, 2013 in Heide, Malley, Nolan | 1 comment

Interviewed endlessly, Sidney Nolan became the consumate interviewee. Apparently relaxed and in his element, he deftly handled questions to reveal as much or as little of himself as he chose, or to cast on events and people alike the emphasis he wished. Listening to the tapes, reading the transcripts – it is he who sets the pace, the interviewer who follows. This trend is much less evident in a late interview with Michael Heyward in May 1991 just eighteen months before he died –...

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