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.

ISBN: 9781925556605
Author: Lowenstein, Tom
Publication date: 01/06/2021
Format: Hardback
Pages: 200
Dimension: 1mm X 1mm