A twenty-year relationship. L. Gordon Darling in conversation with Roger Butler, Senior Curator of Australian Prints and Drawings.

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Title

A twenty-year relationship. L. Gordon Darling in conversation with Roger Butler, Senior Curator of Australian Prints and Drawings.

Author

Butler, Roger and Darling, L. Gordon

Source

Green, Pauline (ed.). Building the collection. Canberra: National Gallery of Australia, 2003.

Details

pp.128-147, ill. 30

Publication date

2003

ISBN

0-642-54202-3

Type

Essay/article

Language

English

Country of context

Australia

Abstract

Gordon Darling, Chairman of the Australian National Galley Council (June 1982-December 1986), first donated funds to the aquisition of contemporary Australian prints to celebrate the opening of the Gallery in 1982; then, in Australia's bicentenial year in 1988, he established the Gordon Darling Australiasian Print Fund with a capital grant of $1,000,000.