Art & Artists in Exhibition: Vancouver 1890 - 1950
Portrait of Tauber by Alec Dalgleish
Harry Tauber was a Viennese architect and artist. He arrived in
Vancouver in the early 1930s, and established himself as a notably
flamboyant artist, teacher, and lecturer.
He was one of the three founding directors of
the B.C.College of Arts in Vancouver when it opened.
Afterwards, he traveled to Nootka with Jock Macdonald, Macdonald's wife
Barbara, and Leslie Planta. At Nootka the
group tried to make
a living while Jock painted, refer to letter in references.
Letter from Mrs. J.W.G. (Jock) Macdonald.
Courtesy Vancouver Art Gallery Library & Archives
VANCOUVER: ART AND ARTISTS 1931 - 1983; various authors
1983, ISBN 0-920095-00-3, 440 pages; Vancouver Art Gallery
List of works; artists' biographies; credits; no index (see partial
Poster for Tauber's Puppet Players illustrated with players names listed, page 57.