The National Indigenous Times: Tony Albert Highly commended in Dobell Prize #21

The National Indigenous Times: Tony Albert Highly commended in Dobell Prize #21

An intimate and personal work by First Nations artist Tony Albert has taken out Highly Commended in this year’s prestigious Dobell Drawing Prize.

Mr Albert’s drawing, Old Sins Cast Long Shadows, explores the legacy of colonialism, oppression and reductive representation that leads to racial profiling and stereotyping. It’s aimed to make audiences examine their understanding of the human condition.

Installation view of Dobell Drawing Prize #21. Photo: Peter Morgan

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