1st Presentation Art In Oz (B)

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1st Presentation Art In Oz (B)

  1. 1. ¿What does they have in common? Any idea? Yeah, they’re both original Australian pieces of art
  2. 2. Art in Australia Presented by Oscar Trujillo
  3. 3. A few context… • Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the southern hemisphere comprising of the mainland which is the world's smallest continent (also largest island), the major island of Tasmania, and numerous other islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. • Most of the estimated 21.7 million Australians are descended from colonial-era settlers and post-Federation immigrants from Europe. • Largest cities are Sidney, Melbourne Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Canberra
  4. 4. A few context… • Australia is a prosperous multicultural country and has excellent results in many international comparisons of national performance such as health care, life expectancy, quality-of-life, human development, public education, economic freedom, and the protection of civil liberties and political rights. Australian cities also routinely rank among the world's highest in terms of livability, cultural offerings, and quality of life.
  5. 5. Finally… the art • The Arts in Australia have been influenced by its culture including a sense of European Australian isolation and remoteness. • The vigour and originality of the arts in Australia — film, music, opera, painting, theatre, dance, cinema and crafts — are achieving international recognition. Let´s see some of them
  6. 6. Architecture Architectural styles have been basically exotic and derivative There are many notable structures, of particular importance are: the Sydney Opera House the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne Federation Significant architects include:Harry Seidler, Robin Square, Melbourne Boyd, Roy Grounds, Francis Greenway, Glenn Murcutt, Parliament Joseph Reed and others House, Canberra.
  7. 7. Cinema • The cinema of Australia has a long history and has produced many internationally-recognised films, actors and filmmakers.
  8. 8. Visual arts • The Art of Australia includes Australian aboriginal art and Colonial, Lanscape, Modernist and Contemporary art. A Day of Reckoning Dancing man Gerard Gielingh Paddy Fordham 1995 1999 Engravings at Terrey Hills Frederick McCubbin Moyes Bay Beaumaris 1897
  9. 9. The end • Wow! It´s amazing the amount of examples of well recognized pieces of art that australia have, I would like to talk more about these but, I´m afraid the presentation has been too long. I apologize. • And just in my opinion, the best of all: Nicole Kidman, of course !
  10. 10. Don’t you agree? Thank’s

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