Directions (TEFC)

Australia, 1975

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Episode number 9 of Series “Landscape with figures: the art of Australia”.
One of a series in which Robert Hughes surveys Australia’s art from the time of the first fleet to the present day. This episode focuses on Twentieth Century landscape imagery, the leaders of this style were Olsen, Rose and Smith. Other artists whose work is discussed include Godfrey Miller, Ian Fairweather, Fred Williams and Brett Whitely. Written and narrated by Robert Hughes.



Brian Adams

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation







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Subject categories

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Art - Study and teaching

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Fairweather, Ian, 1891-1974

Crafts & Visual Arts → Landscape painters - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Miller, Godfrey, 1893-1964

Crafts & Visual Arts → Olsen, John, 1928-

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painters - Australia

Crafts & Visual Arts → Painting, Australian

Crafts & Visual Arts → Whiteley, Brett, 1939-1992

Crafts & Visual Arts → Williams, Fred, 1927-1982


Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

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

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

History → History

People → Fairweather, Ian, 1891-1974

People → Miller, Godfrey, 1893-1964

People → Olsen, John, 1928-

People → Whiteley, Brett, 1939-1992

People → Williams, Fred, 1927-1982

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia




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