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Aborinal art using new medium

 By: dreamer8 : December 16th, 2011-22:57
When i saw this artwork , it is unmistakeable aboriginal art.The actual piece looks much more resplendent in real life than my iphone photo. Instead of the usual " dots " using paint, this piece was commissioned by Nespresso and the " dots " are nespresso...  

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 By: DRMW : December 17th, 2011-00:07
Very interesting piece and thanks for sharing. I'm not familiar with Aboriginal art, what is the significance of using dots? Do certain colors or patterns represent something? -MW


 By: AndrewD : December 20th, 2011-19:49
Hi Ming, The meaning of the dots is not entirely known, and there are various theories. What seems to be true is that this style of ‘dot painting’ appeared in the 1960’s in the Central and Western Desert areas, principally amongst the Papunya and Yuendumu... 

thanks for the info! [nt]

 By: DRMW : December 20th, 2011-20:15
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That is really smart!

 By: sidneyc : December 17th, 2011-03:14
And it still maintains the essence of Aboriginal art! Well done to the artist!

Very interesting

 By: elanoftroy : December 18th, 2011-14:10
I'm not familiar with Aborinal art and would be interested in comparing the two types. Thanks for sharing, Helen