Aboriginal Artworks Go Missing

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 08.02.16

Several Aboriginal artworks have been taken from a private home in Fremantle WA during the last week, part of a larger haul including international works. We have also recently received a report about an artwork taken between July and October 2015 from the Mansion Hotel & Spa in Werribee, Victoria. Details of all the works are: Fremantle Bill Whiskey, Rockholes from the Olgas (90x45cm) Minnie Pwerle, Awelye - Atnwengerrp (120x88cm) Jila and Jilji Wangkatjung Community Artwork, Home Country (280x205cm) (a significant work cut off the frame) Amnanari Brown, Kulal (76x61cm) Peggie Jones, Green Budgie, White Cockatoo (130x85cm) Murlaya Anderson, Brookes, Grant, Underwood (142x133cm) Yalka - Bush Onion Dreaming, Maureen Nampijinpa Hudson (137x132cm) Willie Kew, Luurn Judy Napangari Martin, Yarla My Mother's Dreaming (142x72cm) Clem Rictor, Tjundurn (90x70cm) Werribee Daisy Kemarre Moss, Grasses If anyone happens across them please notify the Fremantle police on 131 444 or for the Daisy Kemarre Moss work, Miranda Spain at the Werribee Police Station, 03 9742 9444.» Read More

 

AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS

AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 08.02.16

Aboriginal Art Directory is delighted to congratulate the following people, long involved in the world of Aboriginal art, on their Honours - awarded on 26th January 2016. Sadly, no painters or sculptors from the rich North seem to have been...» Read More

 

Top Job in Aboriginal Art

Top Job in Aboriginal Art

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 03.02.16

Senior Resource & Development Officer (Program Manager) Leadership Role in the Aboriginal Art Sector Founded in 1987, The Association of Northern Kimberley and Arnhem Aboriginal Artists (ANKAAA) is a leading not-for-profit Aboriginal Corporation and the first peak advocacy and support...» Read More

 

TIWI + JAZZ REVIEW

TIWI + JAZZ REVIEW

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 21.01.16

A wonderfully warm (well, hot actually) performance in the Spiegeltent as part of the Sydney Festival brought about the unlikely combo of a Sydney jazz band and a number of elderly ceremonial performers from the Tiwi Islands. You wouldn't know...» Read More

 

Indigenous artists encouraged to enter art award

Indigenous artists encouraged to enter art award

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 21.01.16

With the first-ever win by an Aboriginal artist – 65-year-old Ben Ward from Kunnunurra, WA – of the $10,000 John Fries Award last year, the organisers are keen to receive even more entries from Indigenous Australian and New Zealand artists...» Read More

 

'CUT THE SKY' REVIEW

'CUT THE SKY' REVIEW

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 18.01.16

In its latest work for the Sydney Festival, the Broome-based dance theatre, Marrugeku continues with the theme of diminishing optimism for Aborigines in The Kimberley that started with their work, Gudirr Gudirr at the Festival in 2014. But, unlike that...» Read More

 

Is There Anything Comparable in Australia???

Is There Anything Comparable in Australia???

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 10.01.16

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is awarding US$815,000 to the University of Virginia to create a research center for the study of the indigenous art of Australia and the Americas. The grant provides four years of funding for a proposal...» Read More

 

CULTURE v POLITICS IN SYDNEY

CULTURE v POLITICS IN SYDNEY

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 07.01.16

After all the trumpeting about the two big International Art Series shows on this summer in Sydney – 'The Greats' from the Scottish National Galleries at AGNSW and Grayson Perry from Essex at the MCA – there was barely a...» Read More

 

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AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 08.02.16

Aboriginal Art Directory is delighted to congratulate the following people, long involved in the world of Aboriginal art, on their Honours - awarded on 26th January 2016. Sadly, no painters or sculptors from the rich North seem to have been...» Read More

Industry Corner: Industry

Top Job in Aboriginal Art

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 03.02.16

Senior Resource & Development Officer (Program Manager) Leadership Role in the Aboriginal Art Sector Founded in 1987, The Association of Northern Kimberley and Arnhem Aboriginal Artists (ANKAAA) is a leading not-for-profit Aboriginal Corporation and the first peak advocacy and support...» Read More

Events: Event

LOTS HAPPENING

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 04.09.15

So much news to share with you, I'm having to collate it all into a single story: 1. The Istanbul Biennial is about to hit the headlines as Sydney's last Biennale did – with action by the artists involved in...» Read More

Events: Event

Details of Exciting New Tarnanthi Festival

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 25.08.15

More than 300 artists from across Australia will showcase work in TARNANTHI (pronounced TAR-nan-dee), the inaugural Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art, right across Adelaide from 8 -18 October - with exhibitions continuing at the SA Art...» Read More

 

 


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