Australian art has long had a special significance, since the indigenous Aboriginal culture did not develop a written language, so art and verbal traditions are the records of those people's history. There are a number of misconceptions among Westerners about the Aborigines, who are sometimes thought of as one tribe. There were once 250 to 300 different languages, with perhaps 600 dialects, but many of these... More >>>
Image courtesy of the artist and Booker-Lowe Gallery
Snake Vine Dreaming by Aboriginal artist Geraldine Napangardi Granites.