Evolution of a landscape

Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.08.09

Author: Nicholas Rothwell
News source: The Australian

Almost four decades since the dawn of the desert painting movement, and a quarter-century since the first award was held in Darwin, the current of indigenous expression in art has turned into a broad stream. It mirrors not just the diversity of Aboriginal experience, but the different faces of Australia itself. In this brief interval of time, it has become indispensable to our evolving understanding of the landscape, and of ourselves.

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