Victory over Death: The Works of Colin McCahon

Location:New Zealand / Aotearoa
Subject:Arts and crafts
Length:52 minutes
Year Released:1988
Director:Judy Rymer
Distributor:Roland Collection
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Description:Discusses and illustrates several recurrent themes in Colin McCahon's art, tying each to the social and cultural milieu in which he lived. McCahon's landscapes departed from the typical grand, picturesque views of his time, showing nontouristic scenes that capture "the essential monotony of the land." The program also describes the artist's interest in Maori themes.
Record No:2261
Resources: Distributors's List

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