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Title Sunday Arts: 6/7/2008 / Director: Chichester, Jo
Published Australia : ABC, 2008
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Summary Iconic Australian designer Florence Broadhurst single-mindedly decided to turn the business of making wallpaper into an art form.Her designs, created in the 1960s and 1970s, are back in vogue, adorning not just walls across the globe but furniture, fashion accessories, carpets, bikinis and high-fashion dresses.Yet mysteries about this enigmatic woman remain. There are 530 designs in the Broadhurst archive. Was Broadhurst telling the truth when she claimed to have created hundreds more - the so-called 'Lost Broadhursts'?Journalist Helen O'Neill has been on the case for over four years. In 2006 she published an award-winning book Florence Broadhurst: Her Secret and Extraordinary Lives.But Helen hasn't been able to close the book on this 'cold case'. She is still pursuing the unsolved mysteries of Florence Broadhurst - and in fact - in just the last few weeks has made some startling discoveries - only Sunday Arts has the full story.PRODUCTION DETAILS:Sunday Arts is produced by ABC TV. ABC TV Head of Arts, Entertainment and Comedy: Amanda Duthie; Executive Producer: Anna Bateman **Please note that this program/series has been created from masters kindly provided by DECS Tape Services in South Australia. These recordings have been collected over a period dating back to the early 1990s and as such, the picture quality may be of variable standard
Event Broadcast 2008-07-06 at 17:00:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Painting -- Exhibitions.
Portrait painting -- Themes, motives.
Women painters -- Psychology.
Women artists -- Biography.
Broadhurst, Florence, 1899-1977.
Form Streaming video
Author Chichester, Jo, director
Clevers, Jeni, director
Toft, Klaus, director
Veitch, Michael, host
Trioli, Virginia, reporter
Broadhurst, Florence, contributor