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All in the Best Possible Taste with Grayson Perry, Series 1, Episode 2, Middle Class Taste
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directed by Neil Crombie, fl. 1990-2016; presented by Grayson Perry, 1960-, in All in the Best Possible Taste with Grayson Perry, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: TVF International, 2012), 47 mins
Grayson Perry embeds himself with the British middle classes in and around Tunbridge Wells. As someone originally from a working class background, but now living in middle-class Islington, Perry is fascinated by social mobility and the rise of a new middle class. He begins his journey in Kings Hill, a new developm...
directed by Neil Crombie, fl. 1990-2016; presented by Grayson Perry, 1960-, in All in the Best Possible Taste with Grayson Perry, Series 1, Episode 2 (London, England: TVF International, 2012), 47 mins
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American Masters, Season 33, Rothko: Pictures Must Be Miraculous
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directed by Eric Slade, fl. 1986-2017, in American Masters, Season 33 (Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 53 mins
Painter Mark Rothko is one of the most renowned figures of the Abstract Expressionist movement. This film explores Rothko’s journey and includes interviews with his children, Academy Award-nominated writer John Logan, and many others.
directed by Eric Slade, fl. 1986-2017, in American Masters, Season 33 (Public Broadcasting Service, 2019), 53 mins
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Australian Eye Series, The Australian Impressionists, 1888-1896
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directed by David Muir, fl. 1984; produced by Malcolm Otton, fl. 1975, in Australian Eye Series (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1984), 1 hour 6 mins
This Australian Eye episode looks at the following artists and their work: Charles Conder and his painting 'A Holiday at Mentone' (1888), Tom Roberts and his paintings ' The Breakaway' (1890-91) and 'Shearing the Rams' (1890), Arthur Streeton's painting 'Fire's On, Lapstone Tunnel' (1891), David Davies and his wor...
directed by David Muir, fl. 1984; produced by Malcolm Otton, fl. 1975, in Australian Eye Series (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1984), 1 hour 6 mins
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Australian Eye Series, Contemporary Painting, 1950-1979
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directed by David Muir, fl. 1984; produced by Malcolm Otton, fl. 1975, in Australian Eye Series (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1990), 1 hour
This Australian Eye episode looks at the work of a group of Australian painters during the period 1950-1979. The following paintings are examined: 'The Harbour From McMahon's Point' (1950) by Lloyd Rees, 'Epiphany' (1962) by Ian Fairweather, 'Self Portrait in the Studio' (1976) by Brett Whiteley, 'Truck and Traile...
directed by David Muir, fl. 1984; produced by Malcolm Otton, fl. 1975, in Australian Eye Series (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1990), 1 hour
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Flip and Two Twisters: A Documentary About Len Lye
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directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984; produced by Robin Laing, Point of View Productions (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 1995), 23 mins
Flip and Two Twisters is a documentary about Len Lye, the great film-maker and kinetic sculptor. This dynamic artist spent his life developing a highly original art of motion. Flip and Two Twisters explores Lye’s career and ideas with the help of newly discovered historical footage of the artist. It includes som...
directed by Shirley Horrocks, fl. 1984; produced by Robin Laing, Point of View Productions (Auckland, Auckland Region: Point of View Productions, 1995), 23 mins
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The Great Ice-Cream Robbery. Tate Gallery, London, 1970
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directed by James Scott, 1941-; produced by Maya Films (England: Arts Council England, 1971), 33 mins
A two-screen film (to run with Claes Oldenburg Retrospective), made at the time of the 1970 Tate Gallery exhibition of work by Swedish-American Pop artist, Claes Oldenburg (b.1929).
directed by James Scott, 1941-; produced by Maya Films (England: Arts Council England, 1971), 33 mins
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Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Gallery of Australia, Violet Teague and Jessie Traill
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directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by John Hughes, fl. 1975, in Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2006), 6 mins
During the first two decades of the 20th century there was a spirit of emancipation among Australian women. Many now saw art as a viable career, enrolling in art schools across the country. Violet Teague and her friend Jessie Traill were part of a remarkable group of financially independent, middle-class women wh...
directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by John Hughes, fl. 1975, in Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2006), 6 mins
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Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Library of Australia, Figure in the Landscape
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directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by John Hughes, fl. 1975, in Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Library of Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2008), 6 mins
John Glover revolutionised his art and became one of Australia's finest landscape artists after arriving in Tasmania at the age of 64 in 1831. A good English landscape painter, Glover became an outstanding Australian landscape painter when he turned his eye to an unfamiliar environment to produce the best works of...
directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by John Hughes, fl. 1975, in Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Library of Australia (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2008), 6 mins
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Kazimir Malevich
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directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938- and Barrie Gavin, 1935-; produced by RM Arts (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 1990), 54 mins
Revolution! In 1915 the Russian artist Malevich declared a Black Square on a White Background an icon of his times and thus founded a new form of art, liberated from objects – Suprematism. Supported by the Bolsheviks at first, his 'formalistic' art was soon considered counterrevolutionary. 50 years later, in 198...
directed by Reiner Moritz, 1938- and Barrie Gavin, 1935-; produced by RM Arts (Germany: ArtHaus Musik, 1990), 54 mins
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Matisse and Islam
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directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by Philippa Campey, fl. 2005 and John Hughes, fl. 1975 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 6 mins
Islamic art was a major inspiration for French artist Henri Matisse, who discovered its opulent colours and interdependent shapes in a visit to the textile bazaars of Morocco in 1912. Descended from weavers himself, Matisse was supremely confident with scissors and when illness confined him to bed in his 70s, he t...
directed by John Hughes, fl. 1975; produced by Philippa Campey, fl. 2005 and John Hughes, fl. 1975 (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 6 mins
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