Temporary Exhibitions, Lathrop, Jaffe, Hall, Friends, and Cheatham Galleries
The first-ever exhibition of its kind in the United States, Dreaming Their Way features intensely colorful canvases and intricate bark paintings by thirty-three Indigenous female artists from across the Australian continent. The paintings demonstrate these women's bold and often experimental interpretations of their cultural heritage. Works from renowned artists such as Dorothy Napangardi and the late Emily Kame Kngwarreye express the Indigenous relationship to the land, understanding of the world, and sense of obligation to their culture. Collectively, these works will encourage visitors to view contemporary Australian Indigenous art as one of the great art movements of our time.
Britta Konau / Brian Kennedy
- Crossing Cultures: The Owen and Wagner Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Australian Art at the Hood Museum of Art
- Dreaming of Country: Painting, Place, and People in Australia
- Contemporary Abstraction: Works from the Hood Museum of Art's Permanent Collection
- Polynesian Tapa: Decorated Barkcloth from Tonga and Samoa