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At the Australian Embassy

I’ve not yet mentioned the Australian Embassy in my posts from Paris this week, and recognition of their efforts is now overdue. We are most grateful to Harriet O’Malley, the Cultural Attache here in Paris, for her wamrth and hospitality, … Continue reading

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MQB Opening Ceremonies

This morning, June 23 2006, the Musee du Quai Branly opened to the public. To mark the occasion, and to recognize the gift from Australia’s indigenous people to the Musee of the great paintings that adorn the administrative building (aka … Continue reading

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More Photos from MQB

Continuing on with my photo essay on the Musee du Quai Branly, here are some photographs of the one area that’s officially open to the public at large, the bookstore. It contains a large reproduction of a painting by Mawurndjul … Continue reading

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MQB at Night

Word on the street, where the Australian Commission (as the work of the 8 artists built into the architecture of the MQB’s administrative building is known) is visible, is that the most spectacular views of the Aboriginal designs are to … Continue reading

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Le Mob Australien chez MQB

Here are some more photos from the dedication of the Musee du Quai Branly on Tuesday, June 20, 2006, following President Chirac’s address. Nyakul Dawson on the left, with John Mawurndjul behind him. Right of center, Brenda L.Croft. Nyakul Dawson … Continue reading

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First Look at the Musee du quay Branly

Well, today was our first full day in Paris, and our first look at MQB: the administrative building into which the work of the eight Aboriginal artists has been incorporated is indeed impressive, and much of the work can be … Continue reading

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Dateline Bilbao

We’re still a couple of days shy of arrival in Paris, and there’s hasn’t been much to report on in the way of matters Aboriginal from either London or Bilbao. We did stop in Hamilton Galleries in London, where the … Continue reading

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