Wonder, invention, anger and dejection

‘Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial’ at Canberra’s National Gallery of Australia

Reko Rennie, ‘OA_RR’ (detail), 2017

Reko Rennie, OA_RR (detail), 2017. Three-channel high-definition film, sound, 8 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Blackartprojects

About the author Sebastian Smee

Sebastian Smee is the art critic for the Boston Globe and winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for criticism. His latest book is The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art.