Artist William Dobell is seen here in the studio with fellow artist Margaret Olley and his 1948 Archibald winning portrait painting of her.
This short film narrated by David Gulpilil documents the production of a bark painting by the highly acclaimed artist Djiwul (Jack) Wunuwun in his homeland community of Gamedi near Maningrida in Ar
Erica Izett and Tim Acker manage the Balgo art centre in northern Western Australia. Some of Australia’s best Aboriginal artists work in the Balgo area.
Accompanied by a chamber orchestra the Sydney Opera House is shown from many angles both inside and out.
Composer Larry Sitsky comments that the opera theatre has many 'liabilities'. Opera director Sam Wanamaker suggests that the space is manageable.
The charismatic architect of the Sydney Opera House, Jørn Utzon, is initially enthusiastic about undertaking the construction of Australia’s most famous building.
Australian artist Brett Whiteley says that he was born with a 'powerful gift’. Whiteley points out that many 'gifted people shipwreck’.
Australian comedian Barry Humphries recites an ode to painter Arthur Boyd at the opening of a Boyd retrospective exhibition. Humphries mentions Arthur Streeton, Tom Roberts, Hans Heysen, Elioth Gru
Australian painter Arthur Boyd painted his 'Half-Caste Bride’ series in the 1950s, drawing international attention to his work.
A Sydney pottery factory uses new mechanisation processes and techniques to produce beautiful new works for the market place.