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Original & Authentic Aboriginal Art

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I like these paintings, most of them are very good, and the staff know what they are talking about... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Jeffry B
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Melbourne, Australia
Aboriginal dot paintings

It captures your eye when you walk past... but I have mixed feelings about it. Firstly we were... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Crystalline4u
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Traralgon, Australia
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20 Jun 2018
“Buy what you like”
23 May 2018
“Aboriginal dot paintings”
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90 Bourke St, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

I like these paintings, most of them are very good, and the staff know what they are talking about. As with all paintings, however, you should buy something that you like and that you can live with. If you are buying through a gallery, to...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

It captures your eye when you walk past... but I have mixed feelings about it. Firstly we were assured that the artist receives up to 40% of the painting price, which is quite generous if that is true. I would hope that it is so...More

1  Thank Crystalline4u
Reviewed 8 February 2018

As a Tour Guide in Melbourne I regularly recommend Original & Authentic Aboriginal Art because of the exceptional customer service they provide to people I recommend, I've always received positive feedback. They have a wide range of canvas artworks, jewellery and other forms of art...More

1  Thank Matt P
Reviewed 12 October 2017

If you are in the market to buy aboriginal art, then avoid this place. Yes, they have some magnificent paintings, but the very poor attitude of the woman who manages the place was outrageous. We own a number of paintings, including 3 Gloria Pettyares, so...More

1  Thank Rick M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I have been spoilit as living in the NT one gets authentic aboriginal art everyday. For me this place screams elitist, and they do not bring the welcoming that you get in the NT from the artists there. Most of the artists are from the...More

1  Thank Merilyn_S_12
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

This is a first class art gallery, and the works are simply breath taking. Aboriginal art touched our hearts during our recent travels to the country, and we are humbled by how much we have to learn about this art form and the artists. We...More

1  Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Large panel of first generation arborigenal artists. Many of them present in many museum worldwide. Prices are not so high. The gallery merites a visit, at least once in Bourke street (its close to Parliament)

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Reviewed 14 October 2016

One of the things that I wanted to see while in Australia was Aboriginal Art. It is surprisingly easy to miss if you don't know where to go. This gallery, which sells the work, represents among the finest artists in the country. I was absolutely...More

1  Thank Chorpiano
Reviewed 7 April 2014

If you’re visiting Melbourne drop in to this amazing gallery on the corner of Bourke and Exhibition Streets just down the block from Rydges Hotel. There are absolutely magnificent aboriginal paintings on display and stacks of incredibly beautiful unmounted canvases. Real treasure! Unfortunately for me,...More

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such as sizzling honeyed prawns, and value for your
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