Ron’s speech

“…the galleries are rooms consciously and unapologetically designed for the permanent collection of Indigenous art, not for anthropology…” Thanks to Breakfastpolitics, here is the full text of Ron Radford’s speech at the opening of the NGA. Given that his Senior Curator’s first degree is in anthropology, and most of the insights into the meaning and values of the art on display derive from the work of anthropologists, Ron’s creation of this particular straw man seems bizarre…


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