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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Indigenous Australian art (also known as Aboriginal art) is art made by Indigenous Australians, covering works that pre-date European colonization as well as contemporary art by Aboriginal Australians based on traditional culture. These have been studied in recent decades and gained increased international recognition. Aboriginal art involves a wide range of media including painting on leaves, wood carving, rock carving, sculpture, ceremonial clothing and sandpainting.


List of contemporary Aboriginal artists

There are many Indigenous Australian artists. Amongst the most famous are:

Significant sites of Aboriginal rock art

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