Sculptured seal

Australia, 1968

Film
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Follows the work of Tom Bass on the 70-foot copper relief mural at the entrance of the National Library, Canberra, a symbolic complex embodying traditional images of learning and cultural heritage. The sculptor explains his approach to the project as its development from sketches and models through fabrication and placing of the completed work is shown.

Credits

director

Frank Radd

producer

Stanley Dalby

Language

English

Duration

00:22:38:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28272

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Themes, motives

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art and society

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art appreciation

Crafts & Visual Arts → Mural painting and decoration

Crafts & Visual Arts → Relief (Sculpture)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculptors - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculpture, Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Sculpture, Modern - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Symbolism in art

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Cultural relativism

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Art - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

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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