An intimate portrait of the life and work of one of Australia's greatest painters.
The booming public interest in artworks as investment has meant a bonanza for those in the business of art. At the latest round of art sales, $16 million was spent in the space of a week.
An inspirational story about the life and work of the renowned visual artist, Rosalie Gascoigne, who died in 1999.
The photographs of Carol Jerrems embody the seventies in Australia, a decade defined by its challenges to convention, morality and social order.
She was an actor swept up in the first wave of the '70s film renaissance in this country. She starred in classic Australian movies like We of the Never Never and The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith.
Many would argue that few have contributed more to our thinking about ourselves than David Williamson.
After her celebrated career with the Australian Ballet, which she joined at only seventeen, Marilyn Rowe OBE has come the full circle.
The program begins with a look at some of the career highlights of one of this country's most influential newspaper cartoonists.
Mirka Mora has been a part of the local scene for more than 50 years. A survivor of the Holocaust, Mirka wanted to live somewhere, she says, where war was unlikely.
Back in the '60s, '70s and '80s, Noeline Brown was a real glamour girl - the darling of Australian television audiences as a result of her unique comic talent in series like 'The Naked Vicar', 'Mav
We travel way out back to Broken Hill, an unlikely location for a town with a reputation as a prolific producer of authentic Australian art.
This film follows internationally acclaimed author Tom Keneally as he re-traces the journey he made when he researched the novel Towards Asmara in 1988.
The first Australian recording of Handel's Messiah, one of the most beloved works in classical music. From St. Patrick's chapel, Manly.
West Australian artist Howard Taylor's death in 2001 brought to a close a career that began in prisoner of war camps in the 1940s and ended with his recognition as one of the greatest artists
A look at the life of the Australian social realist painter George Gittoes who has depicted the major social upheavals of the late 20th Century on canvas.
This three-part series is about the thing we call architecture . . . but it is more particularly about us.
Documentary-style series of programs focusing on the use of the English language in various contexts and through different texts and for different purposes.
Anyone who has built or renovated a house could imagine the nightmare of constructing a $450 million civic and cultural landmark to a radical design (not a right angle in sight) by architects with
Jennifer Byrne sits down with four leading Australian writers and historians to discuss war and how it is written.