The Rough and the smooth

Australia, 1983

Film
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Episode of Series “The Australian eye V”.
Tom Roberts and Charles Conder belonged to the Heidelberg School of Australian Impressionism and the contrasting lives and work of these two artists are the subject matter of the film. The Roberts and Conder story is told through paintings, drawings, photographs and extracts from early films. Places the artists in a social and historical context within Australia and also indicates the influence of the French Impressionists upon their work. Suitable for middle and upper secondary, and tertiary levels.

Credits

director
producer

Malcolm Otton

production company

Film Australia

Duration

00:48:55:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

Appears in

The Australian eye V

Group of items

The Australian eye V

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

33690

Language

English

Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Australia

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 → Artists - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Biography

Crafts & Visual Arts → Condor, Charles, 1868-1909

Crafts & Visual Arts → Heidelberg School

Crafts & Visual Arts → Impressionism (Art)

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Roberts, Tom, 1856-1931

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Australia - History

History → History

History → Victoria - History

People → Artists - Biography

People → Condor, Charles, 1868-1909

People → Roberts, Tom, 1856-1931

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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