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A behind-the-scenes look at some of the works on show in Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists.

Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists

Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists 6:16

Wally Caruana, National Museum of Australia consultant curator, talks about the artists and the bark paintings in the Old Masters exhibition.

Bark paintings conservation

Old Masters bark paintings conservation 3:02

Vicki Humphrey, Head of Conservation at the National Museum of Australia discusses some of the techniques used to care and maintain bark paintings on show in the Old Masters exhibition.

The work of Tom Djäwa

Reflections on the work of Tom Djäwa by his son, Joe Gumbula

Old Masters: reflections on the work of Tom Djäwa by his son, Joe Gumbula 5:07

Old Masters includes works by Tom Djäwa who was a senior ceremonial leader and artist of the Gupapuyŋu clan. His son Dr Joe Neparrŋa Gumbula, talks about the legacy of his father's works, on a visit to the National Museum's conservation laboratory.

Old Masters: Australia’s Great Bark Artists TV commercial

Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists TV commercial 0:30

The National Museum of Australia holds the largest collection of bark paintings in the world. Don't miss your chance to see specially selected barks on display in this stunning exhibition, which celebrates the genius of Australia's master bark artists. 'Old Masters: Australia's Great Bark Artists'

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