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September 23, 2015
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Aboriginal Art Painting by a Late, Great Indigenous Artist For Sale At Huge Discount

WARNING: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this document may contain images or names of people who have since passed away. Aboriginal art paintings by a major Australian Aboriginal artist are highly coveted by Indigenous art … Continue reading

Classic Aboriginal Art : Mitjili Naparrula holding her painting titled “Watiya Tjuta” (90x60cm). This highly-collectible Aboriginal artist is internationally exhibited. When Mitjili began painting at the Ikuntji Women’s Centre in 1993, her main influence was the style of the Papunya Tula artists. The purchase of this artwork also includes a Certificate of Authenticity and the original photograph of the artist holding this painting of hers.

May 28, 2015
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Australian Aboriginal Art – Boom to Bust to Beyond Sacred

Australian Aboriginal art, as both a modern art movement and a collector market, has been painting graphic dilemmas for Aboriginal artists, art lovers, collectors and dealers alike. From its non-landscape rebirth on boards and canvas at Papunya Tula in 1971-72, … Continue reading

March 25, 2014
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Aboriginal Art of Australia – Cultural Artifacts or Contemporary Art?

Australian Aboriginal art that is created in our contemporary era is viewed collectively as cultural artifacts or contemporary art or a combination of both. The Aboriginal Art Movement of the late 20th Century and early 21st Century is the most … Continue reading

March 13, 2014
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Aboriginal Art is Where Lightning Strikes

Aboriginal art paintings of power and authenticity are born out of interaction between spiritual intangibles and the touch of Indigenous humankind. Human creativity and Dreamtime creation intersect and connect to establish a current of inspiration that indelibly burns a surface … Continue reading

October 14, 2013
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Aboriginal Art Market Reality and Authenticity

Aboriginal art paintings are judged and valued according to criteria which can be seen to encourage both preservation and development of this unique cultural form. It is acceptable and appropriate for Australian Aboriginal artists to use the materials, techniques and … Continue reading