Aboriginal Art has been around for many thousand years, and during that time it has taken a multitude of forms and been used for many purposes.
The oldest form of Aboriginal Art, yet relatively lacking in longevity.
Aboriginal Rock Art
There are engravings on cave walls in Arnhem Land dating back at least 40,000 years.
Originally prepared using only natural earth pigments with vegetable or animal binders.
Originally practical objects, and now objects of beauty and importance.
Works on Paper
Albert Namatjira's name is synonymous with this style which largely concentrates on landscapes of the West McDonnell Ranges.
An opportunity to adapt traditional art, using new materials, for an outside market.
Many Indigenous Australian artists have embraced new technology and new media.
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Aboriginal Art Symbols
Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories - Jukurrpa
History of the Aboriginal Art Movement
Modern and Contemporary Aboriginal Art