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Martin Munz

Martin Munz

Martin Munz was educated in Melbourne and initially practised as a lawyer. He subsequently retrained as an artist and became a contemporary art space director and worked for the Australia Council. For the past decade he has been regenerating the bush in northern New South Wales while continuing to paint.

'Slurring a good name: The pitfalls of careless scholarship' by Martin Munz

November 2020, no. 426 21 October 2020
Recently a large cockroach appeared on the reputation and memory of my late father, Hirsch Munz (HM), suggesting that he was the mastermind of a second Soviet spy ring, not exposed in the Petrov Affair, from the time he was placed in Australia by Soviet military intelligence in the late 1920s to the 1950s. Despite this slur, he was a good man: his Australian Dictionary of Biography entry outlines ... (read more)