Russell Drysdale

Australia, 1975

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Episode of Series “The Painters, the sculptors: archival art series”.
Russell Drysdale tells of his early years, of the changes in the Australian art scene since World War II; his fascination with the “great quietness” of the landscape and the methods he employs in his painting.

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