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

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