An Australian AnecDOTe

October 14, 2016

Feel Good Friday

There are many anecDOTes to explain Australian Aboriginal dot art.  Some say the dot-style was used early on in sand drawings to tell SPECKtacular stories…

Aboriginal Dot Art
(A. Napanangka “Amicitia”)

Others say the inspiration came from Australia’s baron landscapes where trees and stones can be SPOTted from miles away, DOTting the horizon…

Aboriginal Dot Art
(M. Doolan “Bush Tucker After Rain")

And others say the dots’ purpose was to disguise the sacred meanings of these reMARKably complex paintings.

Aboriginal Dot Art
(C. Turner “Stella")

Whatever the reason, there’s no questioning the Ab-originality of Aboriginal dot art!  So we're connecting the dots too, and bringing a piece of Aboriginal Australia to the Taaluma collection…

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Here’s to the world's many viewPOINTs & to feeling good—because after all, it’s Friday!

Jack & Alley, Co-Founders