1984, 37 Minutes
This Australian Eye episode looks at the work of a group of Australian painters from 1941 to 1981. The following paintings are examined: ‘Man Feeding His Dogs’ (1941) by Russell Drysdale, ‘Madame Sosostris’ (1948) by Robert Klippel and James Gleeson, ‘Portrait of Dame Mary Gilmore’ (1957) by William Dobell and ‘Sydney 1942’ (1981) by Sali Herman.
A Film Australia National Interest Program. © 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.
Director/Writer: David Muir
Running Time: 37 Minutes
Classification: Exempt from classification
Curriculum Links: Art Education; Art History and Curatorial Studies; Art Theory; SOSE/HSIE - 'Exploring Australia's National Identity'; Visual Arts.