'Victory girls', Albert Tucker, 1943

Australia, 1981

Film
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Episode number 20 of Series “The Australian eye”.
An examination of some of the powerful and disturbing paintings of Albert Tucker. Talks of the influence wartime Melbourne had on his work which is reflected in “Victory girls”. Also describes the way in which one particular obsessive image, the crescent shape, found in “Victory girls” emerged to take over the design of a number of his works. Narrated by Albert Tucker.

Credits

director
producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Australian National Gallery

Film Australia

Duration

00:09:07:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1981

Appears in

The Australian eye

Group of items

The Australian eye

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

32430

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

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 - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Tucker, Albert, 1914-

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

People → Tucker, Albert, 1914-

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

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Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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