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Portrait Artist of the Year
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Portrait Artist of the Year: David Tennant, Michaela Coel, James Morrison

Season 4  |  Episode 1  |  Smooth/Arts  |  August 14, 2018
Frank Skinner and Joan Bakewell search for a new star portrait artist. The celebrity sitters are David Tennant, Michaela Coel and James Morrison.

Frank Skinner and Joan Bakewell search for a new star portrait artist. The celebrity sitters are David Tennant, Michaela Coel and James Morrison.

Continuing this spectacular three-part series, this week we move on from Italy to continue our lesson in Baroque, as UK art critic Waldemar Januszczak takes us on a tour of ...

Continuing this spectacular three-part series, this week we move on from Italy to continue our lesson in Baroque, as UK art critic Waldemar Januszczak takes us on a tour of the best examples of Baroque to be found, and tells the best stories behind those works.

In the remote West Australian Aboriginal community of Bidyadanga, a new art movement has emerged. At its helm, is a young Aboriginal man, Daniel Walbidi, who lives in a modest ...

In the remote West Australian Aboriginal community of Bidyadanga, a new art movement has emerged. At its helm, is a young Aboriginal man, Daniel Walbidi, who lives in a modest home with his parents and extended family.

In the final part of this three-part series Waldemar Januszczak explores the English Baroque. From the Queen's House at Greenwich in London, through Britain's first important ...

In the final part of this three-part series Waldemar Januszczak explores the English Baroque. From the Queen's House at Greenwich in London, through Britain's first important painter - William Dobson to the magnetism of Van Dyck.

The Art of Australia
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The Art of Australia: Beyond Australia

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  November 5, 2013
In the third instalment, Edmund Capon explores how, since the 1960s, Australia and its art went global. Transformed into a migrant nation, Australia's dependence on Britain ...

In the third instalment, Edmund Capon explores how, since the 1960s, Australia and its art went global. Transformed into a migrant nation, Australia's dependence on Britain ended and artists played a huge role in shaping the new Australia.

Art with Mati and Dada
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Art with Mati and Dada: Henri Rousseau

ABC ME  |  November 16, 2017
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With so many paintings on jungles and forests, Rousseau should have been a tireless traveller! Mati and Dada go and visit him in Paris and soon discover the truth!

With so many paintings on jungles and forests, Rousseau should have been a tireless traveller! Mati and Dada go and visit him in Paris and soon discover the truth!

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 9  |  Discovery Kids  |  May 2, 2018
Create delicate paper flowers for a colourful crown, a super cute bunny rabbit face painting tutorial, plus drawing with Charlotte.

Create delicate paper flowers for a colourful crown, a super cute bunny rabbit face painting tutorial, plus drawing with Charlotte.

Monumental Vision
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Monumental Vision: In China

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  ABC  |  September 19, 2010
Monumental Vision is an international arts adventure series that follows the adventures of Andrew Rogers, one of Australia's most distinguished contemporary sculptors as he ...

Monumental Vision is an international arts adventure series that follows the adventures of Andrew Rogers, one of Australia's most distinguished contemporary sculptors as he works in remote and exotic locations around the world to create monumental 'earth art' called geoglyphs.

Filmed in Papua New Guinea's jungles and Brisbane in Australia, this is a fascinating look at how different cultures approach art and how one man and his wife took their art ...

Filmed in Papua New Guinea's jungles and Brisbane in Australia, this is a fascinating look at how different cultures approach art and how one man and his wife took their art to a new audience. Charismatic artist and Highland community leader Dr Michael Mel, challenges colonial stereotyping by asking international art-goers to "construct their own native". He invites them to paint his near-naked artist partner and wife Anna, in ochres and priceless feathers.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 15  |  7flix  |  July 29, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 18  |  7flix  |  August 12, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 14  |  7flix  |  July 29, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 4  |  7flix  |  January 6, 2018
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 5  |  7flix  |  January 6, 2018
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Big Art
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Big Art: Riven With Fire

Season 1  |  Episode 6  |  SBS  |  February 12, 2016
An art practice that engages with chance and coincidence and seeks to explore the deep beauties of the universe at work? Sounds tricky - so to turn that into Big Art takes ...

An art practice that engages with chance and coincidence and seeks to explore the deep beauties of the universe at work? Sounds tricky - so to turn that into Big Art takes enormous dedication to the most intricate processes at every stage of production - not to mention taking molten bronze well outside the safety zone.

Big Art
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Big Art: Turbulent Lines

Season 1  |  Episode 5  |  SBS  |  February 5, 2016
Urban Art Projects land a big local client - the Brisbane Airport Corporation are building a huge new parking station and to cover one side they want a big piece of art. ...

Urban Art Projects land a big local client - the Brisbane Airport Corporation are building a huge new parking station and to cover one side they want a big piece of art. Really big.

Deadly Art
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Deadly Art: Lynx

Season 1  |  Episode 11  |  Discovery Kids  |  May 26, 2018
Deevina and Mike make a huge piece of comic book art. You can learn how to draw your very own Lynx too.

Deevina and Mike make a huge piece of comic book art. You can learn how to draw your very own Lynx too.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 22  |  7flix  |  August 26, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 36  |  Discovery Kids  |  September 12, 2018
This program is a creative adventure for kids, diving into all things art. From painting to nail art, to short films and more.

This program is a creative adventure for kids, diving into all things art. From painting to nail art, to short films and more.

Graphic artist Stuart Campbell has developed his unique artistic practice in relative isolation but decides to share his work with a group of Indigenous kids in outback Australia.

Graphic artist Stuart Campbell has developed his unique artistic practice in relative isolation but decides to share his work with a group of Indigenous kids in outback Australia.

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".

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 27  |  7flix  |  September 9, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 16  |  7flix  |  August 5, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 23  |  Discovery Kids  |  July 25, 2018
Create a pop art series inspired by nature, get beginner's tips on drawing landscapes, and pet portraits.

Create a pop art series inspired by nature, get beginner's tips on drawing landscapes, and pet portraits.

Danny Eastwood is an influential and groundbreaking Australian Indigenous artist who has been working in the Blacktown community for over 30 years. At 68 years old he has ...

Danny Eastwood is an influential and groundbreaking Australian Indigenous artist who has been working in the Blacktown community for over 30 years. At 68 years old he has retired three times - but unable to say no, Eastwood finds himself continuing at a tireless pace teaching art classes throughout his community.

In March 2013, John Olsen began work on his largest painting since the Sydney Opera House mural Salute to Five Bells. The eight metre by six metre mural titled The King Sun ...

In March 2013, John Olsen began work on his largest painting since the Sydney Opera House mural Salute to Five Bells. The eight metre by six metre mural titled The King Sun was transported to Melbourne and installed in the new Collins Square complex. This film follows the painting from blank panels to the installation in Melbourne.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 15  |  Discovery Kids  |  June 13, 2018
Make your towel stand out from the crowd with a watermelon dye job. Learn the latest tricks in nail art, and make a beautiful watercolour cake with pastry chef, Gigi.

Make your towel stand out from the crowd with a watermelon dye job. Learn the latest tricks in nail art, and make a beautiful watercolour cake with pastry chef, Gigi.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 19  |  7flix  |  August 12, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  7flix  |  July 22, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 25  |  7flix  |  September 2, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 24  |  7flix  |  September 2, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack: Construction

Season 3  |  Episode 68  |  7flix  |  April 29, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 17  |  7flix  |  August 5, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Attack
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Art Attack

Season 4  |  Episode 1  |  7flix  |  December 23, 2017
Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Anyone can have an "art attack" and create works of art from everyday materials.

Art Of America
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Art Of America: Modern Dreams

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  July 21, 2013
Following on from Andrew Graham-Dixon's acclaimed explorations in Germany, Russia and Spain, the leading art critic crosses the Atlantic to explore the story of American art.

Following on from Andrew Graham-Dixon's acclaimed explorations in Germany, Russia and Spain, the leading art critic crosses the Atlantic to explore the story of American art.

Landscape Artist of the Year
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Landscape Artist of the Year: Bowling Green Knaresborough (Day 2)

Season 3  |  Episode 1  |  Smooth/Arts HD  |  June 12, 2018
Hosts Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner launch a nationwide search for the Landscape Artist of the Year 2017, as contestants paint iconic locations across the country.

Hosts Joan Bakewell and Frank Skinner launch a nationwide search for the Landscape Artist of the Year 2017, as contestants paint iconic locations across the country.

A new group of artists paint portraits of actors Kenneth Cranham, Claire Skinner and Sope Dirisu. Frank Skinner and Joan Bakewell host.

A new group of artists paint portraits of actors Kenneth Cranham, Claire Skinner and Sope Dirisu. Frank Skinner and Joan Bakewell host.

In this spectacular three-part series, the viewer gets to explore the Baroque tradition in many of its key locations. Starting in Italy and following the spread of the ...

In this spectacular three-part series, the viewer gets to explore the Baroque tradition in many of its key locations. Starting in Italy and following the spread of the wildfire across Europe and beyond, UK art critic Waldemar Januszczak takes us on a tour of the best examples of Baroque to be found, and tells the best stories behind those works.

British art critic Matthew Collings examines the concept of beauty in art and gives ten specific examples which best reflect his chosen categories, ranging from 'surprise' and ...

British art critic Matthew Collings examines the concept of beauty in art and gives ten specific examples which best reflect his chosen categories, ranging from 'surprise' and 'selection' to 'simplicity' and 'nature'.

Art Of Russia
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Art Of Russia: Roads To Revolution

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  April 8, 2012
Presented by art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon, this series attempts to fathom the Russian people by looking at their art from pre-historic times to the present day.

Presented by art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon, this series attempts to fathom the Russian people by looking at their art from pre-historic times to the present day.

Landscape Artist of the Year
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Landscape Artist of the Year: South Gare Steelworks (Day 2)

Season 3  |  Episode 2  |  Smooth/Arts HD  |  June 19, 2018
A new group of artists are challenged to paint the world-famous steelworks at South Gare, near the mouth of the River Tees.

A new group of artists are challenged to paint the world-famous steelworks at South Gare, near the mouth of the River Tees.

This film is a celebration of the creative talents of the hand-drawn animation and groundbreaking computer animation techniques that the two studios Disney and Pixar, have ...

This film is a celebration of the creative talents of the hand-drawn animation and groundbreaking computer animation techniques that the two studios Disney and Pixar, have brought to filmmaking.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Featuring Ken Unsworth, one of Australia's most prolific and fascinating artists. He is 76 years old and continues to work with relentless passion, emotion and wit in ...

Featuring Ken Unsworth, one of Australia's most prolific and fascinating artists. He is 76 years old and continues to work with relentless passion, emotion and wit in installation, performance and sculpture.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker Around the World
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Mister Maker Around the World

Season 1  |  Episode 12  |  ABC2 Kids  |  September 12, 2016
In Australia, discover if Mister Maker can make some googly eye glasses in a minute. In South Africa, find out what can be created from an old cookie cutter and in the UK, ...

In Australia, discover if Mister Maker can make some googly eye glasses in a minute. In South Africa, find out what can be created from an old cookie cutter and in the UK, lots of Mini Makers build a terrific toy picture.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  Discovery Kids  |  May 30, 2018
Create beautiful paint effects with ordinary table salt, make your own kimono, and turn confetti and craft glue into a bowl.

Create beautiful paint effects with ordinary table salt, make your own kimono, and turn confetti and craft glue into a bowl.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 37  |  Discovery Kids  |  September 12, 2018
This program is a creative adventure for kids, diving into all things art. From painting to nail art, to short films and more.

This program is a creative adventure for kids, diving into all things art. From painting to nail art, to short films and more.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Mister Maker takes his brilliant artistic talents on the road in the Makermobile to help mini-makers with arty challenges in their homes and schools.

Get Arty
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Get Arty

Season 1  |  Episode 20  |  Discovery Kids  |  July 20, 2018
It's everything emoji in this episode. Create them out of paper, make an emoji pillow, or put a love-heart face on your nails.

It's everything emoji in this episode. Create them out of paper, make an emoji pillow, or put a love-heart face on your nails.

Hosted by passionate photographer Andrew Guensberg (Australian Idol), Photo Finish is a unique series where, each week, three amateur photographers compete head-to-head in ...

Hosted by passionate photographer Andrew Guensberg (Australian Idol), Photo Finish is a unique series where, each week, three amateur photographers compete head-to-head in themed photographic challenges.

Not Quite Art
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Not Quite Art: DIY Museums

Season 2  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  January 18, 2015
Not Quite Art series 2 is an insightful and humorous journey through an increasingly fragmented cultural landscape - where the internet and communications have given us a set ...

Not Quite Art series 2 is an insightful and humorous journey through an increasingly fragmented cultural landscape - where the internet and communications have given us a set of cultural choices and influences unimaginable even a decade ago. How do we collect, archive and categorise a fragmented, diverse and exploding digital culture? In DIY Museums Marcus Westbury visits a Pop Culture convention and works his way through an army of Star Wars characters and anime geeks to find some artists producing original and evocative Australian culture.

The Art of Australia
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The Art of Australia: Strangers In A Strange Land

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  October 22, 2013
The Art of Australia is a stunning three-part landmark series on how art and artists helped to shape Australia's national identity. Edmund Capon, former Art Gallery of New ...

The Art of Australia is a stunning three-part landmark series on how art and artists helped to shape Australia's national identity. Edmund Capon, former Art Gallery of New South Wales director, uncovers the story of how art and artists played their part in this country's cultural and historical development.

Leonardo da Vinci is considered by many to be one of the greatest artists who ever lived. Yet his reputation rests on only a handful of pictures - including the world's most ...

Leonardo da Vinci is considered by many to be one of the greatest artists who ever lived. Yet his reputation rests on only a handful of pictures - including the world's most famous painting, the Mona Lisa. Fiona Bruce attempts to uncover the story of this enigmatic genius.

The Pacific Coast of the United States and Canada has a rich tradition in architectural modernism. Adapting and interpreting its defining principles to make connections with ...

The Pacific Coast of the United States and Canada has a rich tradition in architectural modernism. Adapting and interpreting its defining principles to make connections with the landscape and adopt a natural way of living, communing between the inside and outside of homes. Architects, designers, residents, critics and commentators line up to give their insights into the history of the Modernist movement in North America, showing its best examples as well as some of the more quirky and individual buildings which have come from this rich, if often misunderstood, and frequently unloved tradition.

The Art of Australia
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The Art of Australia: Coming of Age

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  October 29, 2013
In episode 2 Edmund Capon charts how in the 20th century two world wars influenced the struggle for modern art to gain acceptance in Australia. He climbs the Harbour Bridge to ...

In episode 2 Edmund Capon charts how in the 20th century two world wars influenced the struggle for modern art to gain acceptance in Australia. He climbs the Harbour Bridge to tell the story of how a small band of artists, some of them women like Grace Cossington Smith, were drawn to modern art inspired by mass production and industrial design. The building of the Sydney Harbour Bridge was a pivotal moment, as was the popularity of photography.

Investigative journalist Ross Kemp, actor Freddie Fox and Broadchurch star Vicky McClure strike a pose for a new group of portrait artists.

Investigative journalist Ross Kemp, actor Freddie Fox and Broadchurch star Vicky McClure strike a pose for a new group of portrait artists.

Six hundred years ago, one painting in northern Europe was prized above all others. The painting was huge and overwhelming - the Descent from the Cross. The painter was a ...

Six hundred years ago, one painting in northern Europe was prized above all others. The painting was huge and overwhelming - the Descent from the Cross. The painter was a Flemish master, Rogier Van Der Weyden.

Downton Abbey actor Elizabeth McGovern, Harry Potter film star Fiona Shaw, and Paralympic gold medallist Kadeena Cox sit for a new group of portrait artists.

Downton Abbey actor Elizabeth McGovern, Harry Potter film star Fiona Shaw, and Paralympic gold medallist Kadeena Cox sit for a new group of portrait artists.

Art Of Russia
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Art Of Russia: Out Of The Forest

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  April 1, 2012
Presented by art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon, this series attempts to fathom the Russian people by looking at their art from pre-historic times to the present day.

Presented by art critic Andrew Graham-Dixon, this series attempts to fathom the Russian people by looking at their art from pre-historic times to the present day.

Profile of South African artist William Kentridge whose talents are many. He draws, sculpts, designs tapestries, makes films and is currently preparing a production of Gogol's ...

Profile of South African artist William Kentridge whose talents are many. He draws, sculpts, designs tapestries, makes films and is currently preparing a production of Gogol's The Nose, for the Met.

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)
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