ABC News - Exhibition paints story of Papunya

Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.12.07

An article about the November 2007 exhibition at the National Museum of Australia featuring western desert Aboriginal artworks from the Papunya art movement. These artworks are commonly referred to as dot paintings.

During the 1970s and early 1980s artists in the Northern Territory community of Papunya created a collection of works that improved the understanding of Aboriginal art worldwide, and these artworks are currently on display at the National Museum of Australia.


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