Australian Eye, The: Sydney - The School of the Forties 1941-1981


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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

Year: 1984

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.


Australian Eye, The

SKU 198433105
Brand Film Australia

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