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Today Aboriginal Art is considered a vital part of Australia’s artistic culture, from ancient rock carvings originating before the arrival of the British colonists to the visual “Dreamings” of contemporary masters such as Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri and Emily Kngwarreye. Otto Pareroultja’s Hills behind Hermannsburg done nearly 60 years ago in Australia’s Central Desert, combines the Western depiction of pictorial space with an overall scheme of patterning similar to designs on Aboriginal sacred objects.*
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*Australian Art by Andrew Sayers, Oxford University Press, New York, 2001.
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