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27 August 2007
Australian Aboriginal art appreciation is increasing at a mind-boggling rate this year. So far in 2007, the indication is that the Australian Aboriginal art market will certainly continue and most probably far outstrip the last decade’s average yearly value increase of 40 to 50 percent. In a blog less than four months ago, I wrote that on the 9th of July, 2001, an Aboriginal art work titled All That Big Rain Coming Down Top Side by Rover Thomas sold at a Melbourne Sotheby’s auction for $778,750. On the 1st of May this year, this held the current world record for an indigenous Australian work of art.
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Warning. This article may contain the names and images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased. It also contains links to sites that may use images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased.
However, on Wednesday the 23rd of May, Mbantua Gallery owner Tim Jennings set a new record at a Lawson-Menzies auction in
The sale of Earth’s Creation has proven to be merely a prelude to an even greater watershed event in this booming art market. On Tuesday the 24th of July, the National Gallery of
The previous owner, Hank Ebes, is a Dutch-born
The appreciation of Australian Aboriginal art has come a long way at a rapid pace since 1980 when the Art Gallery of South Australia became the first museum in the world to purchase and display a
Original Aboriginal art paintings are available online for souvenir hunters and collectors from Australia Gift Shop at www.australiagift.net [ link to shop in Australian Dollars ] . The precise Webpage where these artworks are displayed and for sale is the Paintings on Canvas page [ link to displays in Australian Dollars ]. Each work also includes some brief details about the indigenous artist, who, in the case of these artworks, is Sue Terare of Bundaberg in the state of