Painting people

Australia, 1965

Film
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Six Australian artists - William Dobell, Russell Drysdale, Clifton Pugh, William Dargie, Jan Molvig and Andrew Sibley - discuss the problems of portraiture, including paintings of Tom Roberts and Arthur Streeton.

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Collection

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Credits

production company

Australian Commonwealth Film Unit

producer

Malcolm Otton

director

Tim Burstall

Duration

00:28:33:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1965

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

012726

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Dobell, William, Sir, 1899-1970

Crafts & Visual Arts → Drysdale, Russell, Sir, 1912-1981

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Portrait painting

Crafts & Visual Arts → Portraits

Crafts & Visual Arts → Pugh, Clifton Ernest 1924-1990

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

People → Dobell, William, Sir, 1899-1970

People → Drysdale, Russell, Sir, 1912-1981

People → Portraits

People → Pugh, Clifton Ernest 1924-1990

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

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