Australian Eye, The: Contemporary Painting 1950-1979


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1990, 60 Minutes

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 Trailer Heading into a City’ (1973) by Jeffrey Smart and ‘Waterfall Polyptych’ (1979) by Fred Williams.

A Film Australia National Interest Program. © 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.


Director/Writer: David Muir

Year: 1990

Running Time: 60 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.


Australian Eye, The

Patterns of Landscape – Through the Eyes of Fred Williams 1927-1982

SKU 198433707
Brand Film Australia

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