Robert Campbell Jr., Abo history (facts), 1988, synthetic polymer paint on canvas. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Purchased 1988.

Reflecting times

Card image (detail): Jack Wunuwun, The japanese boats, 1989, natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Purchased 1990. © estate of the artist licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd.

Curator and historian Wally Caruana ranges across many examples of Indigenous Australian art to show how the contemporary and the traditional are woven together to embody the empowered agency of the artists and their culture.

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