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The fight against fake Aboriginal art

BY ANNA FREELAND   The sale of artwork as 'Aboriginal' when it is neither of indigenous origins nor provides income to Indigenous communities is an issue that infuriates Aboriginal artists. Following cuts to the Australia Council by the Federal Government last year, funding remains a significant issue for the Arts sector at large. For Indigenous artists, however, the problems […]

Reid bridges cultural gap

Sydney will continue to bridge the cultural gap with Europe through an exhibition showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art at the Michael Reid Australian Art gallery in Berlin. The gallery opened in February in Berlin’s central Mitte neighbourhood, joining the existing Michael Reid galleries at Elizabeth Bay in Sydney and Murrurundi in country NSW. […]