# 38319

QUAILL, Avril; CARUANA, Wally; JENKINS, Susan; MUNDINE, Djon

Le mémorial : un chef-d’oeuvre d’art arborigène / The Memorial : a masterpiece of Aboriginal art

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Lausanne : Musée Olympique, 1999. Large quarto (300 x 240 mm), pictorial card with French flaps, pp. 144, colour illustrated; parallel text in French and English; a fine copy.

The Ramingining Artists made this Aboriginal memorial in 1987-8. It is ‘widely regarded as one of the most important works of art to have been made in Australia in the 20th century’, and is now in the National Gallery of Australia. The Musée Olympique in Lausanne hosted this travelling display in conjunction with the Olympics 2000 celebrations.