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The Screen Guide

Most art television made in Australia concentrates on individual artists and their studio practice, and while there have been many fine examples of this approach in recent years, it has been decades since anyone attempted to describe the big picture of contemporary Australian art. THE ART LIFE series asks questions such as: how does contemporary art fit into Australian culture at large? How does it relate to the world? And how do traditional art forms like painting survive?

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This is an umbrella record for a series
The Art Life

Series listing
The Art Life series 1 2007
The Art Life series 2 2009

Production Details

Production Completion
Art and culture, History and national identity
Production Company
Frank Haines Films


Australian Sales
Frank Haines Films
International Sales
Frank Haines Films