NY “Goes Ballistic” over Aboriginal Art

NY “Goes Ballistic” over Aboriginal Art

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 03.06.18

You may recall that the Aboriginal art world got mightily upset in April when it appeared that the incredibly famous English artist Damien Hirst had 'borrowed' more than few visual ideas from the artists of Central Australia who had developed...» Read More

 

Red Ochre Time Again

Red Ochre Time Again

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 25.05.18

The Australia Council for the Arts is set to celebrate four remarkable artists at the 11th National Indigenous Arts Awards taking place at the Sydney Opera House this weekend. The National Indigenous Arts Awards (NIAAs) recognise the significant contribution of...» Read More

 

THE LOCKHART BRAND IS BUOYED UP

THE LOCKHART BRAND IS BUOYED UP

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 24.05.18

I've been a fan of the artists from Lockhart River on Cape York for almost 20 years now – ever since a bunch of giggling girls appeared at the International Works on Paper Fair in Sydney in 1999. This mob,...» Read More

 

THE WYNNE'S A WINNER AGAIN

THE WYNNE'S A WINNER AGAIN

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 03.05.18

It's been a process that's built and built over 3 years. For this year, the prestigious Wynne Prize of $50,000, offered annually since 1897 by the Art Gallery of NSW for landscape painting, has welcomed into its bosom 17 works...» Read More

 

NATSIAA FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

NATSIAA FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 02.05.18

The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is delighted to announce 67 works have been selected from 308 entries to be part of the country’s most prestigious national Indigenous art awards, the Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres...» Read More

 

Lynch v Crees in the Race to Develop a National Aboriginal Art Gallery

Lynch v Crees in the Race to Develop a National Aboriginal Art Gallery

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 01.05.18

Things are moving at breakneck speed in the competitive arena of National Aboriginal Art Galleries! Both the NT and South Australia are holding nothing back in selecting sites, on their respective design competitions for new buildings, on recruiting staff and...» Read More

 

Siena Stubbs' Yirrkala Birds

Siena Stubbs' Yirrkala Birds

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 01.05.18

Young photographer, Siena Ganambarr Stubbs, has published a book featuring photographs that she has taken of birds in the North-east Arnhem Land region of Australia. It is called Our Birds. Siena developed an interest in photography around the age of...» Read More