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Hetti Perkins: art + soul

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December 2010–January 2011, no. 327

Hetti Perkins: art + soul

by
December 2010–January 2011, no. 327

Home truths from Hetti Perkins

Ian McLean

 

art + soul: A Journey into the World of Aboriginal Art
by Hetti Perkins
Miegunyah Press, $89.99 hb, 305 pp, 9780522857634

 

Pack the overnighter, put on the black dress – she wears it like a skin – kiss the kids, grab the wheel, don’t let go until back home. So Hetti Perkins begins ‘Home + Away’, the title of the first program of her recent television series, art + soul, and also the first chapter of the accompanying book.