The Mining town: (Casting the money-lenders from the Temple)

Australia, 1981

Film
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Episode number 21 of Series “The Australian eye IV”.
A study of the painting “The Mining town” by Arthur Boyd. Arthur Boyd, as an artist, has developed his own personal imagery to express the universal themes of love and oppression of life and death, regeneration and metamorphosis. The film is centred around one of his most complex allegorical paintings. He speaks of the effect of his upbringing and family background upon the style and content of his work and the influence of Brueghel on his art.

Credits

director

David Muir

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Australian National Gallery

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:10:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32421

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Themes, motives

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art appreciation

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art criticism

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

People → Boyd, Arthur, 1920-

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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