"A Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory travelling exhibition 2000"
Includes bibliographical references (page 118)
Commerce and culture : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and the market / Jon Altman and Luke Taylor -- Contemporaneity, movement and change in Australian Indigenous visual art in practice / Doreen Mellor -- Where ya from, who's ya mob, and what did you do in the award? the involvement of urban Indigenous artists in NATSIAA -- The problem of meaning and the appreciation of Aboriginal art / Howard Morphy -- Eye of the storm : the Kathleen Petyarre case / Margie West -- Rubbish art / Djon Mundine -- Utopia is a particular place / Nicholas Thomas -- Captain Cook and the Titanic: Aboriginal history, Aboriginal history, Aboriginal life -- Maintainng the aura: cultural continuums and transitions -- Making waves : the politics of survival -- List of NATSIAA winners.
Reflects on seventeen years of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award; essays address changes in style issues of the last seventeen years; growth of the Indigenous art market; use of the terms traditional and contemporary; urban and remote area artists; meaning in Indigenous art; judging Indigenous art.