The Beautiful Bush

Season 2021

Season 2021, Episode 5 - Silo Art

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Coonalpyn is a small and declining South Australian town. In a bid to revitalize the community locals turned to an outsider to make an enormous artwork on their grain silos. Landline's Prue Adams reported in 2017.

Season 2021, Episode 6 - Plein Air Painters

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A few times a year a group of landscape painters go bush to work "plein air", or in the open air. They are following in the footsteps of some of the nation's famous artists. Landline's Sean Murphy filed this report in 2013.

Season 2021, Episode 3 - Bushfire Artist

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An acclaimed Australian landscape painter is capturing life as it returns to a part of New South Wales hit hard by Australia's 2020 Black Summer. Sean Murphy joined artist Warwick Fuller as he searched for inspiration.

Season 2021, Episode 4 - Glover Country

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John Glover was a colonial artist called the father of Australian landscape painting. His historic Tasmanian home and property has been restored, while remaining a wool business. Landline's Margot Ellis reported in 2019

Season 2021, Episode 2 - Mallee Magic

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The Mallee is a vast, flat region in north-west Victoria. For decades it has seen population decline, but it's now experiencing revival and regeneration. This report by Landline's Tim Lee.

Season 2021, Episode 1 - Bush Sculptor

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He was once a struggling artist battling to feed his family. Now Dubbo-based Brett "Mon" Garling is one of Australia's most in-demand sculptors. Landline's Sean Murphy reports.