Albert Namatjira paintings donated to National Gallery of Australia

By Sasha Grishin
Updated April 24 2018 - 8:29pm, first published July 20 2017 - 12:34pm

At the same time as Margaret Preston was advocating the use of Aboriginal patterns in "civilised" applied arts, an Aboriginal artist appeared "who could paint like a white fella" and for a time he became the most famous living artist in Australia.

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