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Art for reconciliation

By ALLISON HORE A new program for schools in Sydney’s CBD and Inner West is helping connect students with local Indigenous culture and identity. The new “Pathways to Reconciliation” program was developed by Reconciliation NSW and funded by the City of Sydney’s cultural and creative grants and sponsorship program. Fort Street, Bourke Street and Newtown […]

Public backs Aboriginal art for Bennelong Point

By ALLISON HORE Just under 20,000 people have signed a petition in support of a proposed artwork telling the story of Bennelong and Pemulwuy.  A number of large human and animal figures in the style of traditional Indigenous line drawings would be cut into the sandstone wall next to the Opera House at Bennelong point […]

Tali Gallery

With some slight conjecture around the ethics of selling Aboriginal art it’s important to highlight those galleries doing everything right. One such gallery is Tali in Rozelle. Tali Gallery has won multiple awards for carefully and ethically sourcing artworks. The gallery and their director Dianne Stevens are also incredibly focused on connecting communities with their […]

Aboriginal art for a good cause

BY JADE MORELLINI   Annandale Interiors are hosting an exhibition to raise money for the Motoca Art Bank Project on Wednesday 11th October at 6pm to 9pm. They will be showcasing the incredible artworks of Aboriginal artist Robyn Bulunu Mununggurr, with a limited number of her paintings for purchase. Full of beauty and colour, her […]

When Silence Falls

When Silence Falls provides a voice for those who have been silenced. Encompassing painting, video and sculpture, the collection-based exhibition presents the work of contemporary Aboriginal artists alongside contemporary international artists. It considers the violence and loss of often-unacknowledged historical events––cultural displacement, political oppression, ethnic cleansing and massacres. Cara Pinchbeck, curator of Aboriginal and Torres […]

Boomalli’s Annual Members Show 2015

The art world appreciates, admires and applauds the works created by Australian Aboriginal artists. Unique and awe-inspiring, these works have lent a certain depth to the art community. Following in this tradition of exceptional art is this year’s Annual Members Show by Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Cooperative, featuring the diverse works of Boomalli’s members. Including the diverse […]

Modern Aboriginal Art at The Gallery – Potts Point

Since opening its doors in Bronte in 2010, The Gallery Shop has been one of Sydney’s premiere galleries to showcase contemporary Aboriginal Art. Due to popular demand, The Gallery Shop is excited to announce the launch of its second space, The Gallery - Potts Point. In a clever marriage between technology and gallery space, by […]

A Spiritual Connection – Graham Toomey

Graham Toomey combines Aboriginal imagery with modern motifs in A Spiritual Connection. The reds, blacks and whites of his pieces leap off the canvas with startling force. However, it is the contrast of dark silhouettes floating upon a kaleidoscopic vision of sky, redolent of the view from the Hubble telescope, which makes them unique. In […]