In The Artist Is A Thief, Gray tells the fictional story of Margaret Thatcher Gandarrwuy, an internationally famous Aboriginal artist from the Mission Hole Community in the Northern Territory. Her works command high prices - until a new painting of hers is unveiled at the opening of an Aboriginal art award in Darwin. Two characters gossip about the controversy: "The painting had been vandalised. One knife slash down the middle, and one horizontal, just like a cross. And above the cross was...[Show more]
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