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This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Examine the life and work of Rubens, who ...

This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Examine the life and work of Rubens, who was a key figure in the extravagant Baroque style.

Well-known art critic Waldemar Januszczak explores the myths behind and origins of some of the world's most famous and beautiful paintings. Who is the mysterious "Mona Lisa", ...

Well-known art critic Waldemar Januszczak explores the myths behind and origins of some of the world's most famous and beautiful paintings. Who is the mysterious "Mona Lisa", and how did she come to feature in the most famous painting in the world? What is the disturbing moral of Rembrandt's "The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Tulp"? And how does Botticelli's representation of the goddess of love in "The Birth of Venus" reflect the bloody drama of high Renaissance Florence?

This comprehensive series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow examines the work of Leonardo da Vinci, ...

This comprehensive series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow examines the work of Leonardo da Vinci, including one of the world's most famous paintings the Mona Lisa.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 10  |  ABC2 Kids  |  April 25, 2016
Mister Maker travels the world and meets lots of Mini Makers along the way. In Australia, find out if he can make an egg-cellent egg diver and in Hong Kong, discover how to ...

Mister Maker travels the world and meets lots of Mini Makers along the way. In Australia, find out if he can make an egg-cellent egg diver and in Hong Kong, discover how to make some really handy art!

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 25  |  ABC2 Kids  |  May 10, 2016
In the UK, we find out whether he can make a funny fur hand in under a minute; in South Africa the Mini Makers help build a really wild animal picture; and in Hong Kong look ...

In the UK, we find out whether he can make a funny fur hand in under a minute; in South Africa the Mini Makers help build a really wild animal picture; and in Hong Kong look out for some really arty fun with kitchen foil.

Discover how to make torn paper pictures and find out how a plant was once used to make the colour blue. Scrappz shows us how to make some brilliant blue button pencil toppers.

Discover how to make torn paper pictures and find out how a plant was once used to make the colour blue. Scrappz shows us how to make some brilliant blue button pencil toppers.

In the Party Pad today, find out how to make a fantastic doodle picture by drawing around interestingly-shaped objects, and discover how artist Paul Klee doodled by taking a ...

In the Party Pad today, find out how to make a fantastic doodle picture by drawing around interestingly-shaped objects, and discover how artist Paul Klee doodled by taking a line for a walk.

Discover how to make colourful flower pictures with a washing up brush dipped in colourful paint, and discover how the famous author Beatrix Potter got lots of arty ideas in ...

Discover how to make colourful flower pictures with a washing up brush dipped in colourful paint, and discover how the famous author Beatrix Potter got lots of arty ideas in the countryside.

Renowned art critic Waldemar Januszczak continues his witty and intriguing journey exploring the world's sculpture. Exploring the way that sculpture has been enlisted by ...

Renowned art critic Waldemar Januszczak continues his witty and intriguing journey exploring the world's sculpture. Exploring the way that sculpture has been enlisted by society, politics and religion, Januszczak travels across the world to Easter Island to see the extraordinary sculptural legacy the civilisation left there. He also uncovers the secrets of Mount Rushmore, Dakota, where four US presidents' faces are carved into the mountain and then visits a Lithuanian theme park filled with statues of Lenin, Stalin and Marx.

The discovery of prehistoric cave paintings led to the shocking realisation that humans have been creating art for over 30,000 years. Episode 2 reveals how the very first ...

The discovery of prehistoric cave paintings led to the shocking realisation that humans have been creating art for over 30,000 years. Episode 2 reveals how the very first pictures were created, and how images may have triggered change in human history.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 8  |  ABC2 Kids  |  April 23, 2016
Mister Maker, Scrappz and Tocky find out how to make something prehistoric in South America. In Australia, discover if Mister Maker can make a gorgeous glitter badge. And see ...

Mister Maker, Scrappz and Tocky find out how to make something prehistoric in South America. In Australia, discover if Mister Maker can make a gorgeous glitter badge. And see what's cooking in a Hong Kong street market.

Clara and her friends are busy preparing a neighbourhood tea party. All the neighbours are invited, even Mr Groucho.

Clara and her friends are busy preparing a neighbourhood tea party. All the neighbours are invited, even Mr Groucho.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 12  |  Discovery Kids  |  February 28, 2018
Antony has a funky sketch, Charlotte shows you how to make your own crown from lace, and make a really cute necklace with Jye.

Antony has a funky sketch, Charlotte shows you how to make your own crown from lace, and make a really cute necklace with Jye.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 8  |  7flix  |  January 20, 2018
Channel your sporty spirit with this Art Attack ice hockey goalkeeper, using a recycled cardboard box, a tiny bottle, a ruler, modelling clay, paint, a chopstick and some ...

Channel your sporty spirit with this Art Attack ice hockey goalkeeper, using a recycled cardboard box, a tiny bottle, a ruler, modelling clay, paint, a chopstick and some fresh ideas for your team's uniform. Then check out Alex's football scene made from sporting goods, and follow along as Lloyd makes a scoreboard for your new ice hockey goalkeeper out of card, felt, paint, and Velcro dots. Lastly, make a perfectly organised skipping rope and basketball inspired holder out of two small bottles, cardboard, rope, paint, glue and paper.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  Discovery Kids  |  January 7, 2018
Make some cool characters out of recycled materials, meet a movie sculptor and prop maker, a backpack makeover with a monster theme, and make a robot that can dance and draw.

Make some cool characters out of recycled materials, meet a movie sculptor and prop maker, a backpack makeover with a monster theme, and make a robot that can dance and draw.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 7  |  Discovery Kids  |  April 18, 2018
Better Homes and Gardens presenter Adam Dovile teams up with Jacqui to make an indoor tent.

Better Homes and Gardens presenter Adam Dovile teams up with Jacqui to make an indoor tent.

Deadly Art
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Deadly Art: Mountain Gorilla

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  Discovery Kids  |  May 27, 2018
Jo and Mike take on possibly the largest project of all and fill the studio with a massive mountain gorilla. You can make your own talking gorilla puppet too.

Jo and Mike take on possibly the largest project of all and fill the studio with a massive mountain gorilla. You can make your own talking gorilla puppet too.

A quirky and at times dark journey through sculptures with leading British art critic Waldemar Januszczak, is a fascinating look at inspiring and remarkable pieces all around ...

A quirky and at times dark journey through sculptures with leading British art critic Waldemar Januszczak, is a fascinating look at inspiring and remarkable pieces all around the world. The three-part series travels from a remote Nigerian village to the legendary Easter Island where sombre mysterious structures dominate from a previous civilisation. He also visits a Lithuanian theme park featuring old Communist statues of Lenin, Stalin and Marx.

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

Connected By Light is a visually rich documentary that follows internationally acclaimed Australian media-artist Lynette Wallworth, as she creates a new work Duality of Light. ...

Connected By Light is a visually rich documentary that follows internationally acclaimed Australian media-artist Lynette Wallworth, as she creates a new work Duality of Light. Wallworth's work is storming the traditional boundaries between art galleries and film festivals, and she is being invited to exhibit her installations at major festivals around the world.

Francisco Goya was born in Aragon, Spain, in 1746. He underwent a major change following a road accident in 1793 and subsequently suffered a stroke that left him deaf. Before ...

Francisco Goya was born in Aragon, Spain, in 1746. He underwent a major change following a road accident in 1793 and subsequently suffered a stroke that left him deaf. Before 1793, his paintings represented joyful scenes, in bright colours and after his accident he drew grim representations showing the ugly side of human nature.

The second of a two-part documentary exploring the city's role as a catalyst for modernity. Profiling the experiences of artists such as composer Erik Satie, and poet Tristan ...

The second of a two-part documentary exploring the city's role as a catalyst for modernity. Profiling the experiences of artists such as composer Erik Satie, and poet Tristan Tzara, the programme focuses on the French capital's art scene.

Paris was the centre of artistic and cultural life from the dawn of the 20th century up the start of World War II. This two-part film explores how and why emigre artists from ...

Paris was the centre of artistic and cultural life from the dawn of the 20th century up the start of World War II. This two-part film explores how and why emigre artists from around the world flocked to the City of Light to interact and ply their trade. It follows the major trends and modernist movements, ending with the great financial crash of 1929.

How does art survive in a time of oppression? During the Soviet rule artists were executed, sent to mental hospital or gulags. This film takes us on a dramatic journey of ...

How does art survive in a time of oppression? During the Soviet rule artists were executed, sent to mental hospital or gulags. This film takes us on a dramatic journey of sacrifice for the sake of creative freedom.

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

Join Mister Maker for a brilliant Arty Party all about transport. Find out how to make eye-catching busy road pictures, and discover how Leonardo da Vinci invented a flying ...

Join Mister Maker for a brilliant Arty Party all about transport. Find out how to make eye-catching busy road pictures, and discover how Leonardo da Vinci invented a flying machine that never actually flew.

Find out how to make glorious glitter webs with crazy critters, and discover how buildings shimmered and shone before gold paint was invented. Scrappz shows you how to make a ...

Find out how to make glorious glitter webs with crazy critters, and discover how buildings shimmered and shone before gold paint was invented. Scrappz shows you how to make a handy glitter picture.

In episode three, art historian Nigel Spivey takes a look at how some of our most notorious rulers - Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Chairman Mao and Saddam Hussein - have all ...

In episode three, art historian Nigel Spivey takes a look at how some of our most notorious rulers - Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Chairman Mao and Saddam Hussein - have all exploited the power of imagery to achieve and retain power, and he travels back in time to unearth when art's potential as a political tool was first discovered.

Each year over seven billion people across the world are drawn to see the latest feature films in the cinema. This episode reveals how the most powerful storytelling medium ...

Each year over seven billion people across the world are drawn to see the latest feature films in the cinema. This episode reveals how the most powerful storytelling medium ever created exploits visual techniques invented by artists in the ancient world.

In South America the team create a monster-sized plant picture. In Australia find out if he can make a bottle top cake in under a minute, and in Hong Kong we make a cool ...

In South America the team create a monster-sized plant picture. In Australia find out if he can make a bottle top cake in under a minute, and in Hong Kong we make a cool creature with a fabulous fan.

In the UK, how to make a cheeky apple surprise in under a minute; the Mini Makers build a super crocodile swamp in South America; and in South Africa, look out for a ...

In the UK, how to make a cheeky apple surprise in under a minute; the Mini Makers build a super crocodile swamp in South America; and in South Africa, look out for a sensational silhouette inspired by a graceful giraffe.

In this episode, you can mix and match your decorations to give your plants a unique home with these easy to create planter pot design ideas.

In this episode, you can mix and match your decorations to give your plants a unique home with these easy to create planter pot design ideas.

These air plant arrangements are very low maintenance and look great! Find out what you'll need to create the perfect decoration with plants that don't need soil!

These air plant arrangements are very low maintenance and look great! Find out what you'll need to create the perfect decoration with plants that don't need soil!

Sometimes a plant will grow out of its pot and sometimes you just want it to grow even bigger. If that's you then this episode shows you how to pot up a plant and in its new ...

Sometimes a plant will grow out of its pot and sometimes you just want it to grow even bigger. If that's you then this episode shows you how to pot up a plant and in its new home and provide a healthy environment.

Find out how to make unusual colourful printed patterns, and discover how Georges Seurat made a famous spotty painting with lots of dots. Scrappz shows us how to make a cute ...

Find out how to make unusual colourful printed patterns, and discover how Georges Seurat made a famous spotty painting with lots of dots. Scrappz shows us how to make a cute bird picture with punched paper pieces.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  ABC2 Kids  |  April 24, 2016
In South Africa Mister Maker creates a sensational shark picture, in Australia, we find out if he can make a marble creature and in the UK there's a great way of creating ...

In South Africa Mister Maker creates a sensational shark picture, in Australia, we find out if he can make a marble creature and in the UK there's a great way of creating colourful works of art from pieces of fruit.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 11  |  Discovery Kids  |  February 21, 2018
Rhyah has a face painting look that will really pop, Tilly sculpts a jewellery holder from clay, and Ally has some simple tips to take your drawings to the next level.

Rhyah has a face painting look that will really pop, Tilly sculpts a jewellery holder from clay, and Ally has some simple tips to take your drawings to the next level.

The majesty and mystery of the celebrated Greek temple, the Parthenon is investigated by historical and architectural experts who go behind-the-scenes of the Greek ...

The majesty and mystery of the celebrated Greek temple, the Parthenon is investigated by historical and architectural experts who go behind-the-scenes of the Greek government's Acropolis Restoration Project. The project is a multi-decade, multi-million dollar effort to rescue the Parthenon and other ancient structures on the Athenian Acropolis. The Parthenon, in particular, was in danger of collapse.

An Eye For An Elephant is the story of a cameraman with a love for the greatest creatures on earth. From secretive elephants deep in the Congo to a female elephant giving ...

An Eye For An Elephant is the story of a cameraman with a love for the greatest creatures on earth. From secretive elephants deep in the Congo to a female elephant giving birth at night, Martyn Colbeck has seen - and filmed - it all. His passion for these giant creatures has led to a career in recording the most astonishing elephant images ever seen.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 11  |  ABC2 Kids  |  April 26, 2016
Find out how to make a Jungle Jeep in South Africa. In the UK, see if some hilarious headband ears can be made in under a minute, and in Brazil, a Mini Maker helps create a ...

Find out how to make a Jungle Jeep in South Africa. In the UK, see if some hilarious headband ears can be made in under a minute, and in Brazil, a Mini Maker helps create a fabulous feathered-friend.

Join Mister Maker, Scrappz and the Mini Makers from Ashford for a brilliant Arty Party, all about circles. Find out how to make an eye-catching circle print picture and learn ...

Join Mister Maker, Scrappz and the Mini Makers from Ashford for a brilliant Arty Party, all about circles. Find out how to make an eye-catching circle print picture and learn how Wassily Kandinsky used circles in his art.

Program host Januszczak wonders about the mystery of Mona Lisa's elusive identity and that of her smile. Even her eyebrows are mysterious. Why doesn't she have any? Januszczak ...

Program host Januszczak wonders about the mystery of Mona Lisa's elusive identity and that of her smile. Even her eyebrows are mysterious. Why doesn't she have any? Januszczak is able, however, to solve the mystery of why this painting has become the most famous painting in the world.

Culture. Nature. Light, These elements provide the structure for a documentary film that explores the vision of one of the world's master architects, IM Pei and his newest ...

Culture. Nature. Light, These elements provide the structure for a documentary film that explores the vision of one of the world's master architects, IM Pei and his newest creation, the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar.

This comprehensive series takes a fresh look at the most important works of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the paintings and engravings of Durer ...

This comprehensive series takes a fresh look at the most important works of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the paintings and engravings of Durer - regarded as the greatest artist of the Northern Renaissance.

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

In World War II, women such as Sybil Craig, Stella Bowen and Nora Heysen were recruited for the first time as official war artists, recording in particular the contribution of ...

In World War II, women such as Sybil Craig, Stella Bowen and Nora Heysen were recruited for the first time as official war artists, recording in particular the contribution of woman to the war effort. On the home front, Margaret Preston and John Brack along with Sydney trio William Dobell, Donald Friend and Russell Drysdale provided a different perspective of the war experience.

Internationally renowned Leonardo experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the walls and out of their ...

Internationally renowned Leonardo experts gather at the Louvre where the original works of the artist housed in the gallery have been taken off the walls and out of their frames for close examination. The Louvre holds seven of his 15 masterpieces, which constitutes the most important collection of Leonardos in the world.

What links the Hello Boys! Wonderbra campaign, Michaelangelo's David and a 35,000 year old stone statuette? You may not have noticed, but images dominate our lives, telling ...

What links the Hello Boys! Wonderbra campaign, Michaelangelo's David and a 35,000 year old stone statuette? You may not have noticed, but images dominate our lives, telling us how to behave, what to think and even how to feel. The five part series How Art Made The World reveals that the images and pictures that surround us today aren't recent inventions, but originate in a world that is hundreds of thousands of years old.

This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the work of El Greco ...

This comprehensive fourteen part series takes a fresh look at the most important artworks of some of the greatest artists in history. Tim Marlow explores the work of El Greco - painter, sculptor and architect of the Spanish Renaissance.

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

Despite being a figurative painter when abstraction was the trend, Edward Hopper was and remains a defining presence in the art world. His bleak and mysterious interpretations ...

Despite being a figurative painter when abstraction was the trend, Edward Hopper was and remains a defining presence in the art world. His bleak and mysterious interpretations on light and solitary characters, have inspired a generation of fellow artists, musicians and filmmakers.

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German ...

A rare glimpse behind the doors of some of the world's leading fashion houses. The series follows four different fashion houses 36 hours before a show. Tonight, we meet German fashion designer, artist and photographer Karl Lagerfeld who is the director of Italian high fashion house, Fendi.

In Painting Australia six prominent Australian landscape painters take us to their favourite locations; those often hidden and secret places that inspire their work and ignite ...

In Painting Australia six prominent Australian landscape painters take us to their favourite locations; those often hidden and secret places that inspire their work and ignite their passion. Part painting competition, part off-road adventure tour, Painting Australia is a series that incorporates art, history, culture, literature, architecture and travel, and explores some of the most remote and beautiful regions of Australia.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 6  |  Discovery Kids  |  January 17, 2018
An amazing wall canvas project for your bedroom walls, meet an artist from the Top End, how to achieve the dream photo effect you sometimes see in the movies, and an awesome ...

An amazing wall canvas project for your bedroom walls, meet an artist from the Top End, how to achieve the dream photo effect you sometimes see in the movies, and an awesome home for your pets.

Mr Groucho, the Crafty Kids' surly neighbour, often shouts at them to keep quiet, but this morning he won't put up with the slightest noise and the kids can't do any crafts at all.

Mr Groucho, the Crafty Kids' surly neighbour, often shouts at them to keep quiet, but this morning he won't put up with the slightest noise and the kids can't do any crafts at all.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 2  |  Episode 10  |  Discovery Kids  |  February 14, 2018
Jye has a cool way to jazz up your pyjamas, Jacqui makes a foosball table from scratch, and meet Les Huddleston who gets arty with didjeridu.

Jye has a cool way to jazz up your pyjamas, Jacqui makes a foosball table from scratch, and meet Les Huddleston who gets arty with didjeridu.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  Discovery Kids  |  March 21, 2018
Turn your water gun into a paint gun, make adorable clay photo holders, and pottery with Joe Darling.

Turn your water gun into a paint gun, make adorable clay photo holders, and pottery with Joe Darling.

Join in the fun with Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave as they go on magical adventures. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave get creative, drawing the flowers in Hatty's garden.

Join in the fun with Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave as they go on magical adventures. Ruff-Ruff, Tweet and Dave get creative, drawing the flowers in Hatty's garden.

Create
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Create: Terrarium

Season 2  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  September 4, 2017
Ever wanted to create your own mini world in a jar? In this episode of Create you will find out exactly what you will need to make your very own mini self-sustaining garden.

Ever wanted to create your own mini world in a jar? In this episode of Create you will find out exactly what you will need to make your very own mini self-sustaining garden.

Matt, who never throws anything away, still has his beloved 'binky' from when he was a tiny tot.

Matt, who never throws anything away, still has his beloved 'binky' from when he was a tiny tot.

Combining cutting-edge animation and 3D techniques, this series brings alive masterpieces of classic art and presents each work within a visual time-scale of the period and ...

Combining cutting-edge animation and 3D techniques, this series brings alive masterpieces of classic art and presents each work within a visual time-scale of the period and place they were created. The works and artists are put into sociological and political context with stunning visual effects, finally offering a modern and engaging approach to art criticism, beyond the cliched "expert in front of a work of art".

A documentary series commissioned by the Art Gallery of New South Wales that offers a unique view into contemporary art practice in Australia through portraits of three ...

A documentary series commissioned by the Art Gallery of New South Wales that offers a unique view into contemporary art practice in Australia through portraits of three significant and diverse artists.

Explore this collection with your students and discover a broad range of subject matter, approaches, styles and media featuring a variety of art making practices.
Life is full of opportunities to learn new things, no matter what your age. Explore these videos as part of Community Colleges Australia's lifelong learning programs and enrich your knowledge of the world.
Getting crafty in the classroom today? Check out some of our favourite arty ideas from Play School, Mister Maker and Art Attack for DIY minibeasts, monsters, puppets and more. (ACAVAM107,ACAVAM111,ACAVAM115,VCAVAV022,VCAVAV026)
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
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