11 Feb-11 June 2006. Over 100 Aboriginal paintings from the collection of Australian gallery-owner Hank Ebes are on show at the Arken Gallerys exhibition Dreamtime. Featuring paintings from indigenous artists from all over Australia, the exhibition includes works by three of the greatest Aboriginal artists,
Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, from Central Australia, Rover Thomas Joolama from the Kimberley in Western Australia and Emily Kame Kngwarreye from Utopia in the Northern Territory. Aboriginal art is region specific and the artistic idiom varies accordingly, as does subject matter. Tjapaltjarris dreamings include mens ceremony, possum, fire, snake and mans love story while Kame Kngwarreye paints yam, yam seeds, wild potato, sand goanna and wild orange. Joolamas ochre-coloured paintings on board and canvas have rural themes. Admission Dkk40 concessions Dkk35 under 17 free. Tues-Sun 10.00-17.00 Weds 10.00-21.00.
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Aboriginal Dreamtime at Arken.
The Arken museum is situated 20 kilometres south of Copenhagen, on the waters edge at Skovvej. It takes around 25 minutes to get to Arken from Copenhagen Central Station. Take the S-train lines A or E to Ishj Station. Departing here bus 128 runs directl