The Expressionist eye

Australia, 1981

Film
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Episode number 19 of Series “The Australian eye IV”.
Recollections of Melbourne in the 1940s. Examines the rise of artists: Arthur Boyd, Josl Bergner, Joy Hester, Sidney Nolan, John Perceval, Albert Tucker Danila Vassilief, John Reed, Peter Herbst, Barrett Reid and Bernard Smith. This film provides an understanding of that rebellious period when the course of Australian art took a new direction under European Expressionism.

Credits

production company

Film Australia

Australian National Gallery

producer

Malcolm Otton

director
Duration

00:13:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Appears in

The Australian eye IV

Group of items

The Australian eye IV

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014710

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Melbourne (Vic.)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

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

Crafts & Visual Arts → Australian National Gallery

Crafts & Visual Arts → Bergner, Yosl, 1920-

Crafts & Visual Arts → Expressionism (Art)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Hester, Joy, 1920-1960

Crafts & Visual Arts → Nolan, Sidney, Sir, 1917-1992

Crafts & Visual Arts → Perceval, John, 1923-

Crafts & Visual Arts → Tucker, Albert, 1914-

Crafts & Visual Arts → Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Bergner, Yosl, 1920-

History → History

People → Bergner, Yosl, 1920-

People → Boyd, Arthur, 1920-

People → Hester, Joy, 1920-1960

People → Nolan, Sidney, Sir, 1917-1992

People → Perceval, John, 1923-

People → Tucker, Albert, 1914-

People → Vassilieff, Danila, 1897-1958

Places → Melbourne (Vic.)

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)

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