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Happy Thirtieth!

In last week’s post on the Salon des Refusés, I congratulated Matt Ward and Paul Johnstone for bringing back to Darwin’s awards season the sense of adventure and surprise that I used to receive regularly from the National Aboriginal and Torres … Continue reading

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The Art Awards, 2012

Well, from the farthest shores of America, I have to say I’m pretty stoked about this year’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards. Let’s start with the prize winners.  The biggest and the best news for me is … Continue reading

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The Art Award Revisited

I might as well say it straight out, up front, and get it off my chest: I was sorely disappointed by the showing at the 28th National and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards this year. Not that it wasn’t a … Continue reading

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The 28th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

Last time we spoke I was in Sydney.  Well, truth, I was in Alice, but I haven’t yet gotten around to writing up Alice’s adventures, much less the fabulous opening of Ngaruwanajirri:helping one another at Charles Darwin Uni’s Art Gallery on … Continue reading

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Award Winners

The judges have been announced (artists Danie Mellor and Nici Cumpston, along with NGV Senior Curator of Indigenous Art Judith Ryan); 327 works have been submitted for judging; and it appears that news of the shortlist of finalists for the … Continue reading

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The Art Awards 2010

Call me old-fashioned, but I think that settling in to watch an awards show already knowing who’s won would feel like a bit of an anti-climax.  Maybe it’s the thirst for something new every year that prompted the change; maybe … Continue reading

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The 25th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award Ceremonies

The Silver Jubilee of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA) was certainly an interesting affair this year as the ceremonies were scaled down and focused a bit more on the artists than on collectors, as art … Continue reading

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