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.
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.
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 documentary on the life and art of James Gleeson, Australia's foremost Surrealist painter to mark his 80th year.
Writer, historian and art critic Robert Hughes presents a survey of Australian art from the time of the First Fleet to the present day, based on the social background of the times and the overseas
Artist Tim Storrier examines the creative process from the blank canvas to the inspiration and formulation of the idea to the completed work.
This three part Arts TV series explores life outside the galleries.
Presenter and writer Marcus Westbury is back and has unearthed an eclectic and amusing mix of artists, writers, critics and musicians whose work has found their audiences – often in the millions –
Croatian-born grandmother Gina Sinozich has painted a prodigious and impressive collection of hundreds of internationally celebrated paintings since she first took up a brush just six years ago.
This is a reflection on the life and work of Jørn Utzon who died in 2008 aged 90. His enduring tribute will, of course, be the Sydney Opera House.
Australia's best-known painter, both here and overseas, travels around Australia from Perth and Port Hedland to Cooper's Creek, Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney, summing up what the history of Austra
What's life really like for women in the Islamic world? To what extent is our opinion of them based on Western prejudice? We profile five remarkable women who challenge conventional stereotypes.
This documentary follows a group of artists on a quest for inspiration into the heart of Central Australia.
Presented by Fenella Kernebone, Art Nation promises a fun and fascinating ride through Australia's rich arts culture.
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.
This special program pays tribute to Margaret Olley, one of Australia's best-loved artists and an extraordinary mentor and benefactor.
Produced specifically for upper secondary schools by the ABC's Education Television unit, Artzone features a profile of 9 Australian artists and their work.
Ken Unsworth is one of Australia's most challenging avant garde artists and at the same time he is one of the most popular artists of his generation.
When French novelist Emile Zola said 'I am here to live out loud', he could have been talking about Robert Hughes.