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Congratulations to Margaret Rarru Garrawurra for winning the 2022 Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA). Her award-winning work powerfully references her cultural identity and the long-lasting relationships between Yolŋu people and the people of Indonesia—and it’s exhibiting in Darwin alongside other NATSIAA winners and finalists.
When iconic conceptual artist Sol LeWitt visited Australia in 1977 and 1998, he found an affinity with Indigenous art. Now, for the first time in 45 years, LeWitt’s work will return to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, alongside new musical collaborations and First Nations art—all for the next Kaldor Public Art Project.
On June 5 1960, the Darwin paper The Sunday Mirror reported: A tribal painter, said to be more famous than the late Albert Namatjira, has just died at Warrabri welfare settlement, near Tennant Creek. He was Nat Warano, of whose skill few white men had heard.
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