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.
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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)