Sydney: The School of the forties 1941-1981

Australia, 1984

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Episode of Series “The Australian eye”.
Man Feeding His Dogs (9min): A look at artist Russell Drysdale and his work. Madame Sosostris (10min): A joint product by artist James Gleeson and sculptor Robert Klippel is examined. Portrait of Dame Mary Gilmore (9min): An insight into one of Australia’s most controversial paintings. Sydney, 1942 (10min): A look at the work of Sali Herman.

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