Books

What is Aboriginal art?

Booktopia

Summary

A succinct guide to Aboriginal art that outlines the history and cultural significance of Indigenous rock painting, bark painting, carvings and sculpture and the 'modern' dot paintings that emerged during the Papunya period.

The author decodes some of the symbols commonly found in Aboriginal dot paintings and gives us a window into one of the oldest traditions in art.

Get a copy now from your favourite trusted store

Harvard citation

Korff, J 2018, What is Aboriginal art?, <https://www.creativespirits.info/resources/books/what-is-aboriginal-art>, retrieved 19 February 2019

Knowledge is better when your friends know too.
Who can you help today?

"Alchemists turned into chemists when they stopped keeping secrets." — Eric Raymond

Join more than 12,040 Smart Owls who know more!