Australian Eye, The: The Australian Modernists 1916-1942


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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

Year: 1984

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.


Australian Eye, The

SKU 198433104
Brand Film Australia

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