1984, 48 Minutes
This Australian Eye episode examines the work of a group of painters known as the Australian Modernists (1916-1942). The following paintings are examined: ‘Down The Hills to Berrys Bay’ (1916) by Roland Wakelin; ‘Rhythmic Composition in Yellow Green Minor’ (1919) by Roy de Maistre; ‘The Lacquer Room’ (c.1936) by Grace Cossington Smith; ‘Study for “Dog Gymkhana”’(1938) by Frank Hinder and ‘Flying over the Shoalhaven River’ (1942) by Margaret Preston.
A Film Australia National Interest Program. © 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.
Director/Writer: David Muir
Running Time: 48 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.