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Melbourne’s Hosier Lane Street Art

Croft Lane wasn’t the only lane to view the work of street artists. Hosier Lane had a tall Aboriginal portrait way above the other art; a piece that took three days to complete. This was one of Adnate’s realistic portraits using spray paint. Continue reading Melbourne’s Hosier Lane Street Art

Aboriginal Stringy Bark Paintings

Nonggirrnga Marawila — Thunderman raining down

Along with rock paintings, bark paintings were among the original art works created by Aboriginal peoples of Australia. Continue reading Aboriginal Stringy Bark Paintings

The NGV’s Aboriginal Weaving

The National Gallery of Victoria is my favourite gallery in the world. That’s because I’ve never discovered a better gallery that displays some of the finest Aboriginal work. Every visit to Melbourne, I return to this free gallery and discover something new. Continue reading The NGV’s Aboriginal Weaving

Airport Art

Artist: Bill Reed

Vancouver Airport is an easy structure to navigate, but have you ever noticed the art? There are a large number of Inuit carvings enclosed in glass cases that run along the railings, and the sound of running water is an art unto itself. Continue reading Airport Art