Published 01 March 2019
Published 01 September 2018
Examines the paintings of Les Griggs.
Looks at the works of West Australian artist Shane Pickett.
Published June 1990
The period of 1986 - 1989 has been epoch making for Aboriginal printmaking, not necessarily because of an improvement in the quality of the prints produced during that time but because Aboriginal prints in forums broadly motivated by the centenary has allowed them to receive the recognition they deserve.
Howard Morphy interviews Djon Mundine about the Aboriginal Memorial - a collection of hollow log coffins made by artists of the community of Ramingining in the Northern Territory, to commemorate Aboriginal people who had died since the invasion of Australia in 1788
Examines the Desert Designs Company formed by Stephen Culley and David Wroth which began in the early 1980s.
The artist speaks about her art practice.
"In January 1989, I attended the second national Black Playwrights conference. I arrived at this conference feeling very unsure and insecure with nine small scenes which I had hoped would turn in to a play."
At the 1988 Conference in Broome the author spoke of the growing unlawful use of Aboriginal art by T shirt companies and the fashion industry generally.
Birukmarri is an exhibition gallery and retail outlet with a commitment to the professional retailing of Aboriginal art.
Paddy inherited his unique style of painting form his father and father before him. It is the old 'style'.
Painting movement at Papunya 1971-75 one of the few positive offshoots of the Government's Assimilation Policy. Senior men began to paint on boards and made murals for the school, initially showing sacred secret material, later self-censored. Paintings use complex patterning and dotting to describe formation of land by Ancestors, natural features and travel.
Looks at the art practice of Wanjidari.
There can be few artists who live and work in such isolation as does Jimmy Pike. His isolation is not merely geographical, though our camp on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert is two and a half hours' drive in dry weather from Fitzroy Crossing and inaccessible in dry weather, but also social and artistic.