Item #CL193-146 World’s Eyes On Pope John Paul II. Kevin Gilbert, Aust.
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World’s Eyes On Pope John Paul II

1986. Colour screenprint, 76.2 x 50.9cm. Slight foxing and creases.

Text includes “Australia 1980s. Wear a black armband for Aboriginal Year of Mourning 1987. For 1787, end of the peace Aboriginals had before 199 years of invasion and war that has continued in this land. Make a sovereign treaty this time [in] ’88. Land rights, a Christian commitment. Alice Springs, 29/11/86.” Held in NMA.

Kevin Gilbert was a 20th century Indigenous Australian author, activist, artist, poet, playwright and printmaker. Ref: Wiki.

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