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Aboriginal Art in America, Again (Summer 2012)

At the risk of repeating myself, this is an extraordinary year for Aboriginal Australian Art in America.  This week I’m not going to comment again on Ancestral Modern at the Seattle Art Museum (other than to plug it one more … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Heart of the Country

In another essay exploring the boundaries of traditional beliefs and the modern world, Nicolas Rothwell has written an epitaph of mystery and magic for Yulparija artist Spider Kalbybidi, who took up the brush in Bidyadanga a few years ago to … Continue reading

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Strong Law in the Desert

The Bidyadanga painters are in the news again, with Patrick Hutchings’ review of the new show by Weaver Jack and Jan Billycan at William Mora. Hutchings reiterates the stories of the loss of water in the desert that drove the Yulparitja coastwards in … Continue reading

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Weaver Jack and the Archibald on ABC Radio

ABC Radio has made available on their website the program Weaver Jack: “this is me… the whole lot is me’” which aired last Friday (March 31). Host Daniel Browning interviewed Emily Rohr of Short Street Gallery, who submitted the work, and Imants … Continue reading

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