1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences


ANTH 3680: Anthropology of Australian Aboriginal Art
Ethnography Area Requirement, Beyond the West

This class will study the intersection of anthropology, art and material culture focusing on Australian Aboriginal art. We will examine how Aboriginal art has moved from relative obscurity to global recognition over the past thirty years. Topics include the historical and cultural contexts of invention, production, marketing and appropriation of Aboriginal art.