Research

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We are committed to a robust program of academic research and publication on artworks in our collection and artworks by visiting artists. This research is authored by:

  • Indigenous and non-Indigenous art scholars, usually writing commissioned essays for exhibition publications
  • UVA or other university students taking courses in Aboriginal art and culture or curatorial studies
  • High school students enrolled in our Young Art Historians program developing college and career readiness skills
  • Kluge-Ruhe staff

To learn about collaborations we’ve done with artists, art centers and other museums and cultural institutions, including past exhibitions and residencies, please visit the Collaboration Archive.

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Research Highlights

“Aesthete and Scholar: Two complementary influences on the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia.” by Margo Smith AM

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“Aesthete and Scholar: Two complementary influences on the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia.” by Margo Smith AM

“Big Corroboree Dreaming by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungarrayi” by Laura Bendick and Gauri Prakash

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“Big Corroboree Dreaming by Shorty Lungkarta Tjungarrayi” by Laura Bendick and Gauri Prakash

Djambawa Marawili

August 18, 2015 - January 24, 2016

Djambawa Marawili

Research


Ngunguni: Old Techniques Remain Strong by Regina Pilawuk Wilson and Henry Wilson

Ngunguni: Old Techniques Remain Strong by Regina Pilawuk Wilson and Henry Wilson

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello’s ‘Freshwater Saltwater Weave’ by Mel George

Jenni Kemarre Martiniello’s ‘Freshwater Saltwater Weave’ by Mel George