Raiki Wara: Long Cloth from Aboriginal Australia and the Torres Strait

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National Gallery of Victoria, 1998 - Antiques & Collectibles - 132 pages
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This important exhibition celebrates the use of an introduced medium, which has encouraged a daring break with tradition in contemporary Aboriginal and Toores Strait Islander art. In focussing on painted and printed textiles and on the last three decades, Raiki Wara draws attention to the contribution of indigenous artists throughout Australia who have made this new medium their own.

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Screenprinting as indigenous textile art
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The halcyon days 197882
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About the author (1998)

Judith Ryan is the Robert K. and Dale J. Weary Professor of German and Comparative Literature at Harvard University.

James Bennett is the author of several award-winning books for young adults, including I Can Hear the Mourning Dove and Dakota Dream, both ALA Best Books for Young Adults. He lives in Illinois.

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