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.
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