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- 1 DVD (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + teacher's notes ( leaves)
- Additional Authors
- Frost, Gail.Hughes, John.
- Corporate Author
- National Gallery of Australia.
- Credits: Writer/presenter, Betty Churcher ; producers, John Hughes, Philippa Campey ; director, John Hughes.Summary: Now in this series of micro-docs, former director of the gallery Betty Churcher presents an insider’s guide to some of these "hidden treasures". In the entertaining, accessible style for which she is renowned, Betty Churcher takes us behind the scenes, sharing with us her passion and insights. From her unique vantage point, she makes intriguing connections between a range of different objects and artists, linking them to the stories that surround them. These are fascinating tales—about the works themselves, the people who created them and the challenge of preserving them—and a tantalising look at some of the ideas and influences that have shaped modern art across the globe.Teacher's notes prepared by Gail Frost.