Rhythmic composition in yellow green minor

Australia, 1978

Film
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Episode of Series “The Australian eye I”.
A study of the painting “Rhythmic Composition in Yellow Green Minor” (1919) by Roy de Maistre (1894-1968). Also discusses the artist’s theories linking music to painting and his belief in harmony in life and art. One of the first abstract paintings produced in Australia - far advanced for its time. De Maistre also developed and patented a colour wheel.

Credits

director

David Muir

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:11:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

27913

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Abstract

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Color

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → de Maistre, Roy, 1894-1968

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Color

Music & Performing Arts → Rhythm

People → de Maistre, Roy, 1894-1968

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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