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unDisclosed: the Triennial returns

In all the excitement about exhibitions of Aboriginal art here in America, I’ve neglected unDisclosed: the Second National Indigenous Art Triennial at the National Gallery of Australia until a week before its initial run closes.  (The show will travel around … Continue reading

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Canberra! Sydney!

Canberra was awesome.  I have to admit I never thought I’d say that. I have to give the credit to our hosts all along the way.  Kristian Pithie warmly welcomed us to the Chapman Gallery with its lovely show of … Continue reading

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Glories of the Gallery

I’ll be returning to Australia in a couple of months and one of the places that I am most looking forward to revisiting is the National Gallery in Canberra.  I’ve only been twice before. I went first in 1990, when … Continue reading

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Culture Warriors at the National Gallery of Australia

For roughly the first ten years that I was aware of, interested in, and collecting Aboriginal art, I survived on a steady diet of the Central Desert painters. The color, the abstract quality of the imagery, the energy all appealed … Continue reading

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