Aboriginal Art

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri

Warning: Relatives of the artist are advised that images of Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri appear in this article

Lifting Shadow from Aboriginal Art
Various Galleries 1999

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Review by Grafico Topico's SUE SMITH

This review was first published in The Courier-Mail. Wednesday 10 March 1999

Beyond the Dot

Warning: Relatives of the artist are advised that images of Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula and Emily Kame Kngwarreye appear in this article

BEYOND THE DOT:

Aboriginal Art Authenticity: Traditional art holds the key to world understanding of Aboriginal culture

Review by Grafico Topico's SUE SMITH

Originally published in The Courier-Mail - July, 2000. Brisbane Australia.

Alhalkere 'Paintings from Utopia'

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Alhalkere 'Paintings from Utopia'
Queensland Art Gallery
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 1998

Review by Grafico Topico's SUE SMITH

A painting of the biggest web of tangled white lines you've ever seen, like the world's largest pot of spaghetti splattered against a black wall, has viewers mesmerised, peering into its labyrinthine patterns.

Culture Vultures

Warning: Relatives of the artist are advised that images of Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula appear in this article

Culture Vultures:

The commodification of art is at the heart of the debate over the authenticity, or otherwise, of Aboriginal art. But, writes Sue Smith, is it fair - or even appropiate - to pick on the Aborigines in particular.

Review by Grafico Topico's SUE SMITH

A version of this article was first published in The Courier Mail, Saturday April 24 1999

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Warning: Relatives of the artist are advised that images of Emily Kame Kngwarreye appear in this article

The Art of Place:

The Art of Place: The 4th National Indigenous Heritage Art Award 1998
Fire -Works Gallery

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 1998

Review by Grafico Topico's SUE SMITH

This review was published in The Courier-Mail 24 August 1998

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