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Joe Rootsey : Queensland Aboriginal painter 1918 - 63 / [essays by Bruce McLean and Diane Hafner]
Bib ID 4833781
Format BookBook
Author
McLean, Bruce, 1982-
 
Description South Brisbane, Qld. : Queensland Art Gallery, c2010 
79 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm. 
ISBN 9781921503146
Summary

Joe Alimindjin Rootsey was one of Queensland's first Indigenous people to be recognised as a contemporary artist. An inveterate sketcher, his artistic leanings were discovered by medical social worker Joan Innes Reid during a period of hospitalisation in north Queensland in the mid 1950s.

Notes

Catalogue of an exhibition of the same name at the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 7 July - 3 October 2010.

Subjects Rootsey, Joe, 1918-1963, -- Exhibitions.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Exhibitions.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Queensland -- Exhibitions.  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous.  |  Art - Painting - Watercolour.  |  Art - Drawing.  |  Art - Artists - Men.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Health.  |  Art - Catalogues.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Social.  |  Art - Exhibitions.  |  Settlement and contacts - Government settlements, reserves.  |  Occupations - Pastoral industry workers.  |  Race relations - Racial discrimination - Economic.  |  Queensland (Qld)  |  Cape Barrow (East Arnhem Land SD53-07)  |  Cape York Peninsula (Qld SC54, SD54, SD55)
Other authors/contributors Rootsey, Joe, 1918-1963  |  Hafner, Diane  |  Queensland Art Gallery
Available From PO Box 3686, South Brisbane QLD 4101 

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