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#6 BARKS: BEAUTIFUL, RAW, CHALLENGING...& UNDERVALUED


One of the first questions I get asked by people when they find out I sell art for a living is:

“How did you get into that?”

And for me it’s always the same, simple answer:

“Barks.”

One of the most affordable mediums in the Indigenous art market today is also one of the most important in terms of their cultural and historical significance. For this reason I believe they are still largely under-valued and under-appreciated. But I also believe that the recognition of the importance of bark paintings is gaining strength at a collector level. I will explain why in this post...

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