'Down the hills to Berry's Bay' by Roland Wakelin

Australia, 1982

Film
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Episode number 2 of Series “The Australian eye V”.
Roland Wakelin was a leading figure in the fight to gain recognition in Australia for modernism. “Down the hills” is a powerful composition, introducing a Post-impressionist approach to form and using the Impressionists technique of juxtaposing strokes of pure colour. Wakelin speaks of his ideas in the film.

Credits

director

David Muir

producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Film Australia

Language

English

Duration

00:09:43:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32857

Subject categories

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 → Art, Modern - 20th century - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Modernism (Art)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

People → Wakelin, Roland, 1887-1971

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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