Michael Riley

Find out more about Michael Riley at the Aboriginal Art Directory

An Indigenous Celebration of 40 Years of Cultural Links with China

An Indigenous Celebration of 40 Years of Cultural Links with China

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2012-12-21 15:47:21

The 40th anniversary year of Gough Whitlam establishing diplomatic links with Mao's China has just come to an end with the closure of an exhibition of Indigenous photography in Beijing. Intriguingly, none of the publicity mentioned its exclusively Aboriginal origins...» Read More

 

HETTI'S MULTI-MEDIA PROJECT

HETTI'S MULTI-MEDIA PROJECT

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2010-10-07 12:16:46

Bigger than Ben Hur (which is soon to be at a football stadium near you)! Hetti Perkins, Senior Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art at the Art Gallery of NSW, turns out to be a gentle, girlish guide...» Read More

 

Save Boomalli art co-operative

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2010-07-27 01:59:50

Boomalli, one of Australia’s longest running Aboriginal artists’ co-operatives, is threatened with closure. Based in Sydney’s inner-city suburb of Leichhardt, Boomalli was set up in 1987 by Aboriginal artists to get their art recognised. Boomalli means “to strike, to make a...» Read More

 

As of April 21: new exhibition Aboriginal art today!

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2010-04-01 08:24:15

Aboriginal art today! provides those who are keen to know more about this young and dynamic art movement a fascinating overview of the evolution of contemporary Aboriginal art from around 1970 right up to the most recent developments. The various...» Read More

 

Sights Unseen - Moving Pictures by Michael Riley

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-12-22 01:34:02

Sights Unseen is a compelling story about the short but prolific life work of Aboriginal photographer, Michael Riley, his view on Aboriginal art and his determination to bring together a solid Aboriginal arts movement before passing away in 2004. Riley...» Read More

 

Half Light- Portraits from Black Australia

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-11-24 10:23:13

Photography by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists has emerged over the past two decades as a definitive expression of contemporary Indigenous life in Australia. Half Light is the first major survey of the work of Indigenous artists engaging with...» Read More

 

Half Light

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-11-24 10:09:32

Half Light is the first major survey of the work of Indigenous artists engaging with the photographic medium and the portrait. The exhibition brings together over 140 works by 15 of Australia’s most renowned Indigenous artists. With a critical eye...» Read More

 

Art Gallery of New South Wales Presents Half Light- Portraits from Black Australia

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-11-24 10:02:18

Art Gallery of New South Wales presents Half Light- Portraits from Black Australia, on view through 22 February 2009. Photography by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists has emerged over the past two decades as a definitive expression of...» Read More

 

Yiribana Gallery, AGNSW

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-08-09 07:31:33

Will Owen visits the Art Gallery of NSW and finds the Yiribana Gallery in poor condition. Quite simply, the Yiribana Gallery is in a shocking state. The floors are abraded, chiseled, broken, and spotted. Whoever thought they could get away with...» Read More

 

Michael Riley on Message Stick

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-07-28 23:37:59

Message Stick on the ABC looks at the life of artist Michael Rileyin a two part...» Read More

 

Ngurrara, The Great Sandy Desert Canvas

Ngurrara, The Great Sandy Desert Canvas

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-03-05 08:03:11

This exhibition centres on the great Ngurrara canvas, painted by Great Sandy Desert traditional owners during National Native Title tribunal hearings in 1997. In counterpoint to the installation of Michael Riley’s cloud, this imposing painting will be exhibited with paintings and...» Read More

 

One Sun One Moon

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2007-09-21 17:01:44

In the ever-shifting cultural landscape of Indigenous Australia, One Sun One Moon catalogues a key moment of transition over the decades at the turn of the century to reveal the view from within a kaleidoscopic contemporary art movement. To coincide...» Read More

 

The incredible intensity of seeing beyond the surface

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2006-10-05 03:57:09

In his last two prolific decades as a photographer, Michael Riley appeared to dance from genre to genre as he expressed his concerns as an indigenous artist. Initially drawn to the camera for its capacity to capture realism, Riley soon expanded...» Read More

 

Architecture Australia Naturally In Paris

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2006-09-30 06:25:13

An article about the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris featuring the work by Australian Aboriginal...» Read More

 

Find out more about Michael Riley at the Aboriginal Art Directory