Aboriginal Australian artists are having a moment in the U.S. These women are at the forefront.

March 6, 2017

An article from PBS.org featuring Curator of Indigenous Arts of Australia Henry Skerritt:

BY ELIZABETH FLOCK  March 1, 2017 at 4:33 PM EST

Almost exactly a year ago, walking through the Seattle Art Museum with my uncle, I stopped cold in front of a piece of art called “Munurru,” or “Rough,” by Aboriginal Australian artist Galuma Maymuru. My stepfather had recently passed away; it was his birthday week, and we had come to the museum for a distraction. Grief, people have always told me, comes in waves, and I’d found that to be true. The painting, made with natural pigments on eucalyptus bark, was made up of intersecting wavy lines, like ocean currents; it seemed as if each line led into the next. Continue reading...

Photo Credit from PBS.org: Aboriginal Australian artist Regina Wilson. Photograph by Vanessa Bellemore, courtesy Durrmu Arts. Wilson’s artwork is now on display at the Frost Museum in Miami, in the show “Marking the Infinite.”