How Aborigines Invented The Idea Of Contemporary Art


Chronicling the global critical reception of Aboriginal art since the early 1980s, this anthology features essays from 96 authors.

Featuring a diverse range of perspectives from art critics, historians, curators, managers, artists, anthropologists, sociologists, philosophers, and novelists, the writing in this book offers a comprehensive exploration of contemporary art. The editor, Ian McLean, a renowned expert in Australian art history from the University of Western Australia and the University of Wollongong, provides an insightful introductory essay and epilogue.

This anthology argues for a re-evaluation of Aboriginal art's critical intervention into contemporary art since it first permeated the international art.

Format: soft cover, 359 pages

Size: 170x220x30mm

Weight: 1118g

ISBN: 9780909952372

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