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Exhibition reviews
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Bridging Sydney

review by Grace Karskens

Marking the 75th anniversary of Sydney's iconic bridge, this exhibition must have presented the curator with an embarrassment of riches.

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Indigenous motivations
Recent acquisitions from the National Museum of the American Indian

review by Craig Wilcox

Modest in size and mood, the recent Indigenous Motivations exhibition barely competed for the attention of the millions who cram into New York's museums each year. But it deserved attention for carrying out an ambitious brief in a difficult space, and for how it interpreted indigenous creativity.

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Australia's Muslim cameleers
Pioneers of the inland, 1860sā€“1930s

review by Bill Seager

This travelling exhibition leaves no doubt that camels, cameleers and Australia's first Muslim community helped shape Australia's outback.

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Cinema India
The art of Bollywood

review by Rochona Majumdar

A small but finely textured exhibition, this is a wonderful introduction for Australian museum-goers to the art(s) of Bollywood ā€” poster art, couture, sets, fight sequences and music.

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George W Lambert retrospective
Heroes & icons

review by Jim Davidson

This exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia is the first extensive retrospective exhibition since Lambert's death almost 80 years ago, and is strikingly comprehensive.

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