The Creative eye: thoughts on painting by some contemporary artists

Australia, 1982

Film
Please note

Sorry, we don't have images or video for this item.

Episode number 1 of Series “The Australian eye V”.
The film is intended as a background to the whole “Australian eye” collection. Ten artists, with a variety of styles, are shown working on their paintings and talking about their problems. Students seeing the film should quickly realise that all true artists have to evolve their own methods of realising ideas and that there is no magic formula for achieving good paintings. Artists includes Sally Robinson, Col Jorden, Terrence O’Donnell, Rod Milgate, Suzanne Archer, Peter Powditch, John Firth-Smith, Kevin Conner, Ann Thompson and Alan Oldfield.

Credits

director

David Muir

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:13:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32856

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Australia

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Creative ability

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

Please note: this archive is an ongoing body of work. Sometimes the credit information (director, year etc) isn’t available so these fields may be left blank; we are progressively filling these in with further research.

Cite this work

If you would like to cite this item, please use the following template: {{cite web |url=https://acmi.net.au/works/77081--the-creative-eye-thoughts-on-painting-by-some-contemporary-artists/ |title=The Creative eye: thoughts on painting by some contemporary artists |author=Australian Centre for the Moving Image |access-date=19 January 2021 |publisher=Australian Centre for the Moving Image}}