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Wolfgang SIEVERS

Germany 1913 – Australia 2007

  • Australia from 1938

House of Professor Benjamin, Canberra 1958 Description: (architect Alex Jelinek)
Materials & Technique: photographs, gelatin silver photograph

Dimensions: printed image 39.8 h x 51.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1982
Accession No: NGA 82.2206
Image rights: © Wolfgang Sievers. Licensed by Viscopy

The more innovative architecture of the 1950s and early 1960s, by architects such as Alex Jelinek, began to use natural materials and to integrate indoor and outdoor spaces in ways that offered Australians a sense of connection with nature and a freedom from the restrictions of harder times.

Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra