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Australian Aboriginal Art

Australian Aboriginal Art

When any compelling new way of picturing the world shivers into being, it can’t help but enthral us. Think what it is like to see the early Cubist paintings by Braque and Picasso, or the very first sensationally realist, shadow-filled paintings of Caravaggio. Many may see “Everywhen,” a succinct survey […]

Pop to Popism review – shock and social critique, with an Australian thread

Pop to Popism review – shock and social critique, with an Australian thread

Art movements are strange things: some are decreed by way of a manifesto, their antecedents declared and a purpose proposed. Others are made retrospectively, with entire historical periods yoked under a name that the artists involved never heard themselves, their work understood as part of a historical sweep regardless of […]