Epiphany

Australia, 1980

Film
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Episode number 16 of Series “The Australian eye III”.
Ian Fairweather’s ‘Epiphany’ (1962) which describes events to come in the life of the child Jesus, is considered by many of his admirers to be his greatest work. The film examines this powerful, sombre painting in detail, illuminating its intricacies and drawing on other related works by the artist, including a number of rarely seen canvasses from private collections

Credits

director
producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:10:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1980

Appears in

The Australian eye III

Group of items

The Australian eye III

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

31661

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Religion

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art and religion

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art appreciation

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art criticism

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Modern - 20th century - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Christian art and symbolism

Crafts & Visual Arts → Fairweather, Ian, 1891-1974

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Religion

People → Fairweather, Ian, 1891-1974

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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