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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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Australia's Heritage: National Treasures, Episode 2, Francis de Groote Sword
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directed by Matthew Thomason, fl. 2007-2012; produced by Hugh Piper, fl. 1979-2012, in Australia's Heritage: National Treasures, Episode 2 (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2009), 6 mins
When right-wing agitator Francis De Groot upstaged the 1932 opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and sliced through the ceremonial ribbon, the antique sword he wielded cemented its place as an Australian national treasure. Part of a monarchist militia called the New Guard, Irish-born De Groot was protesting about...
directed by Matthew Thomason, fl. 2007-2012; produced by Hugh Piper, fl. 1979-2012, in Australia's Heritage: National Treasures, Episode 2 (Australia: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2009), 6 mins
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Constructing Australia, A Wire Through The Heart
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directed by Darcy Yuille, fl. 1999-2014, in Constructing Australia (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2007), 55 mins
The story of the struggle to cross a vast continent and build the telegraph line that would bring Australia to the world and the world to Australia. In the mid 1800s Australia was a land isolated by distance and divided between two very different cultures. John McDouall Stuart, a migrant from Scotland, was determi...
directed by Darcy Yuille, fl. 1999-2014, in Constructing Australia (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2007), 55 mins
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The Fifth Façade
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directed by Donald Crombie, 1942-; produced by Anthony Buckley, 1937- (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 27 mins
The Sydney Opera House is one of the most identifiable of Australia's icons and is considered by many to be among the great architectural masterpieces. Its entire construction period was recorded on film. The Fifth Facade documents the history of this striking and imaginative building, from the selection of the si...
directed by Donald Crombie, 1942-; produced by Anthony Buckley, 1937- (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2011), 27 mins
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Hidden Treasures - Inside the National Gallery of Australia, Natalia Goncharova and Alexandra Exter
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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
The Ballet Russe attracted artists to Paris from all over Europe but particularly from Russia. The impresario, Serge Diaghilev, had been barred from employment in any service to the Russian Crown after falling out with the Imperial Theatre in St Petersburg. Instead, he dedicated his talents to promoting the arts o...
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 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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Human Contraptions, Art
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directed by Bruce Petty, 1929-, in Human Contraptions (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 6 mins
The first time a human did something not work related, minds opened and imaginations soared. Attracted by the lack of effort art required, soon everybody was trying to do it so a serious French philosophy team was installed to decide what the art contraption was really supposed to do. Finally, business stepped in...
directed by Bruce Petty, 1929-, in Human Contraptions (Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 2002), 6 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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