Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art


The National Gallery of Australia holds the largest collection of Australian Indigenous art in the world. Written by Indigenous authors and curators and other experts in the field, this new book features 183 works of art which highlight the diversity, richness and excellence of the Gallery’s collection including: rare 19th-century objects; The Aboriginal Memorial— hollow log coffins from Central Arnhem Land; Papunya paintings from the early 1970s; vibrant and expansive paintings from the Western and Central deserts; intimate watercolour paintings from Hermannsburg; bold ochred paintings from the Kimberley, and much more.

256 pages
Paperback Colour Illustrations