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Ancestral Power and the Aesthetic

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See rare, never-seen-before Aboriginal bark paintings at the Melbourne Museum’s Donald Thomson Collection

Currently at the Melbourne Museum from the Donald Thomson Collection, visitors have the chance to see rare, never-seen-before bark paintings. These extraordinary paintings and other painted objects illustrate differences in painting styles between Dhuwa and Yirritja clans and between those of central and eastern Arnhem Land.

By Isabel Dunstan   |  

Ancestral Power and the Aesthetic details

Donald Thomson Collection
11 Nicholson St, Carlton 3053

Telephone 13 11 02

Price $10.00

Date 11 Nov 2011-12 Feb 2012

Open Daily 10am-5pm

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