Paul Haefliger (1914 - 1982)

Biography

1914 Born in Frankfurt of Swiss nationality
1929 Moved to Australia
1930s Studied at the Julian Ashton Art School, Sydney; the Royal Academy School, London; the Colarossi and the Grande Chaumier, Paris; studied woodcutting and printing in Japan
1936 Married Jean Bellette
1936-39 Travelled to Europe
1941-42 Worked for 'Art in Australia'
1942-57 Art Critic for the Sydney Morning Herald
1945 Member of the Sydney Group of Artists
1958 Moved to Majorca, Spain. Gallery painter with Kayanovita Galleries in Paris

Exhibitions

Numerous solo and group exhibitions with Leicester Galleries, London; Kayanovita Galleries, Paris; Macquarie Galleries, Sydney; Australian Galleries, Melbourne; Bonython Art Galleries, Sydney and Adelaide; South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne; Darlinghurst Galleries, Sydney; David Jones Art Gallery, Sydney; Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney

Collections

Numerous public and private collections in Australia, England, Spain and Italy

Sources:
'Paul Haefliger: 15 Paintings', exhibition list, Darlinghurst Galleries, Paddington, 1956
'Paul Haefliger', exhibition list, South Yarra Gallery, Melbourne, August 1971
WE Pidgeon, 'Art', Sunday Telegraph, 14 Sept 1975

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