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Glenn Murcutt: Spirit of Place - The Construction of a Mosque for an Islamic Community in Melbourne
This documentary explores the life and work of Australia's most internationally recognised Architect. The 2002 Pritzker prize winner literally put Australian architecture on the world map. The Prizker jury described him as a modernist, a naturalist, an environmentalist, an economist,…
Trent Parke: The Black Rose
Part of the Series: Australian Artists Collection
"Photography is an extension of every thought that I have. It's almost linked to my hand in a way that it becomes part of you. I don't think about photography as making something for art or making it for the…
Jeffrey Smart - Master of Stillness
Part of the Series: Australian Artists Collection
Jeffrey Smart is one of Australia's best known painters with his stark portrayals of the contemporary world. His paintings feature recurring motifs of highways, construction sites and apartment blocks. "Jeffrey Smart: Master of Stillness" sheds light on his formative years…
Cox Architecture: Transitions in Landscape
Cox Architecture originated in 1962 with buildings that drew inspiration from the Australian farm and industrial vernacular, most notably Tocal Agricultural College in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. Cox Architecture: Transitions in Landscape traces the evolution over 50 years…
Sidney Nolan: Mask and Memory
Part of the Series: Australian Artists Collection
Mask And Memory' is a documentary about the man many regard as the greatest Australian painter of the 20th century - Sidney Nolan. If all art has a biographical element, this was dramatically true in Nolan's case. Through interviews with…
China Avant Garde - From Bicycles to BMW's
Part of the Series: Australian Artists Collection
The new China as you've never seen it before through the astonishing work of the painters and sculptors currently turning the art world on its head. Art historian Evan Hughes, son of Sydney art dealer, Ray Hughes, visits the studios…
Margaret Olley - A Life in Paint
Margaret Olley: A Life in Paint is an intimate documentary about one of Australia's greatest and most loved painters. Included is footage of Olley speaking passionately about her compulsion to paint, as well as a tour of her home in…
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Painting Venus Vamp
Part of the Series: Australian Artists Collection
Painting Venus Vamp , follows Wendy Sharpe as she paints her 2013 entry for the Archibald Prize. The theme of Burlesque has been a focus of her work in recent years.
The Holtermann Legacy
Part of the Series: Australian Artists Collection
The Holtermann collection is one of the most important collection of photographs in Australia. Discovered in a garden shed in suburban Sydney in 1951, the cache of 3500 negatives proved to be an astonishing record of life on the goldfields…
William Robinson: A Painter's Journey
Part of the Series: Australian Artists Collection
William Robinson: A Painter's Journey is a compelling documentary about one of Australia's most important artists. Recognized for his astonishing self-portraits which have twice won the Archibald Prize, William Robinson is also a masterful landscape painter. In 2009, a gallery…
Inland Heart: The Photography of Jeff Carter
Part of the Series: Australian Artists Collection
For 60 years, Australian photographer Jeff Carter traversed this country in search of stories. He wrote books and articles for the magazines of the time like People and Pix. And he never travelled without a camera. From the outset, Carter…
Wendy Sharpe: The Imagined Life
Part of the Series: Australian Artists Collection
Painter Wendy Sharpe is the recipient of numerous awards, grants and travelling scholarships including the Sulman Prize (1996), the Archibald Portrait Prize (1996), and the Portia Geach Memorial Prize (1995 & 2003). In 1998, Wendy was commissioned by the City…
Jenny Sages - Paths to Portraiture
Part of the Series: Australian Artists Collection
Born in Shanghai of Russian parentage, Sages came to Australia in 1948. A painter of extraordinary vitality and originality, her work is characterized by complex technique and a profound depth of feeling. After working professionally for thirty years as an…
Savannah Country
Part of the Series: Australian Artists Collection
'Savannah Country' tells the story of a collaborative exhibition between North Queensland artists Julie Poulsen and Jenny Valmadre. On the road from Cairns and Cooktown lies savannah grasslands and the Desailly Range, the country which was the starting point for…
Australian Artists Collection
This collection provides insight into the lives of Australian artists and how they are deeply engaged in shaping our sense of place, identity and of what it is to be human.
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TarraWarra Museum of Art: An Enduring Passion
TarraWarra Museum of Art: An Enduring Passion tells the story of the birth of Australia's first significant privately funded public art museum. Designed by architect Allan Powell, the museum was the vision of Eva Besen and Marc Besen who began…