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Seeing Aboriginal art in the gallery

Morphy, Howard

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One of the great embarrassments confronting the art world in the postcolonial context is the recent history of the exclusion of much of the world’s ‘artistic’ production from the hallowed walls of the fine art galleries of the West (Sally Price’s ‘civilised places’). One might ask: how was it that it was excluded for so long and who is to blame for keeping all this art out? However, rather than attributing blame, it is much more interesting to analyse the historical process of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009-09-22T02:26:33Z
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10440/897
http://digitalcollections.anu.edu.au/handle/10440/897
Source: Humanities Research

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