The National Library Magazine

Our quarterly magazine
June 2010

The National Library Magazine coverOn the cover:

The respected modernist artist Ludwig Hirshfeld-Mack was among the ‘enemy aliens’ who sailed to Australia on the Dunera in 1940. In the 1920s, he trained and worked at the profoundly influential Bauhaus School in Weimar, central Germany.

Between September 1940 and April 1942, Hirschfeld-Mack was interned at the Hay, Orange and Tatura camps.
His woodcut prints from this time speak powerfully of the daily life and personal toll of internment. Read more about the ‘Dunera Boys’

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