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Lovers and others
Lovers and others
Lowenstein, Tom, 1936-2021
In this richly illustrated volume full of photographs from Lowenstein's personal archives documenting his long-standing friendships and reflecting the volume's heady mixture of accounting, art and wine. Tom Lowenstein OAM is one of Australia's most respected tax accountants and financial advisors. This candidly written memoir, narrates the way in which, by chance and circumstance, he placed his career at the service of the Australian art world. Lowenstein's interactions with his colourful and gregarious clients took him frequently out of the comfort of the corporate environment into the artists' homes and studios. The personalities of Charles Blackman, Colin Lanceley, Margaret Olley, John Olsen, Garry Shead, Tim Storrier, and many other luminaries of the art world are vividly portrayed with unique insights. The book describes Lowenstein's numerous David and Goliath battles with the Australian Government and the Australian Tax Office for a greater understanding and fairer treatment of the unique set of circumstances and numerous challenges faced by the country's creative sectors.
Main title:
Lovers and others / Tom Lowenstein OAM.
Melbourne, VIC : Melbourne Books, [2021]©2021
236 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), portraits ; 25 cm.
Includes index.
9781925556605 (hbk)9781925556605
Dewey class:
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Brighton LibraryArt and Craft700 LOWAvailable