Charm school

Australia, 1975

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Episode number 7 of Series “Landscape with figures: the art of Australia”.
Another in the series following the development of Australian art and artists. Robert Hughes discusses the work of Russell Drysdale, Donald Friend, Jean Bellette, Paul Haeflinger, David Strachan, William Dobell, Justin O’Brien, Sali Herman, Lloyd Rees, and Geoffrey Smart. Written and narrated by Robert Hughes.


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Australian Broadcasting Commission


Brian Adams



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Landscape with figures: the art of Australia

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Landscape with figures: the art of Australia


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Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art, Modern - 20th century - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Bellette, Jean, 1909-

Crafts & Visual Arts → Dobell, William, Sir, 1899-1970

Crafts & Visual Arts → Drysdale, Russell, Sir, 1912-1981

Crafts & Visual Arts → Friend, Donald, 1915-1989

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Rees, Lloyd, 1895-1988

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

People → Bellette, Jean, 1909-

People → Dobell, William, Sir, 1899-1970

People → Drysdale, Russell, Sir, 1912-1981

People → Friend, Donald, 1915-1989

People → Haeflinger, Paul

People → Herman, Sali, 1898-

People → O'Brien, Justin, 1917-

People → Rees, Lloyd, 1895-1988

People → Smart, Jeffrey, 1921-

People → Strachan, David, 1919-1970

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia






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