Australian indigenous art

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The destruction of Australia’s ancient Aboriginal heritage

Plus, art under threat in Putin's Russia and George Shaw on Thomas Jones. Produced in association with Christie's

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Aboriginal art

Emily Kame Kngwarreye show in New York highlights spike in interest for Australian indigenous art

The exhibition brings together museum-quality pieces, most consigned by US collectors

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Australia

Ethnographica or art?

Some European and American museums have bought work by Aboriginal artists but there is no broad base of collectors outside Australia for such paintings and no consensus that this work qualifies as “art”