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Luke Close: Perspective at Boomalli

Obviously during NAIDOC week Aboriginal and Indigenous art is at the forefront of our minds. Luckily for residents of Sydney's inner west we don't have to travel too far to see some of this fantastic art thanks to the Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative in Leichhardt. Throughout the rest of November Boomalli will be hosting a […]

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 […]