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Arts Everyday Living: Australian Art This Week—Dreaming of Aboriginal Art

Click on the work of art to enlarge it.     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 […]

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Arts Everyday Living: Australian Artists This Week—Von Guerard, At the Top of “Down Under”

Click once, then twice, to enhance the work of art.   Let’s take a journey “down under” this week with some of the leading Australian artists as our guides: from European adventurers seeking new opportunities to to the incomparable expressions of the native Aborigines. Viennese Eugene von Guerard (1811-1901) was already an accomplished painter (trained […]

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