Aboriginal Women Artists and Their Visions of Infinity

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These paintings, filled with traditional abstract Aboriginal iconography denoting nature, spirits, and a way of life that has been passed down for generations, are a wonder.

NEW ORLEANS — Despite the million-dollar auction price for works by Aboriginal Australian artists in 2007, the controversy about whether or not Australian Aboriginal art should be included in the Western canon hasn’t been entirely resolved.

Spider 1a Lena Yarinkura 2015 LLLLFrom the initial furor in the 1990s about its merit beyond the status as folk art, some historians continue to question whether works filled with indigenous spiritual symbols and…

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