'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

David Muir

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Australian National Gallery

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:09:07:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32430

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

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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