Ian McLean

McLean, Ian

Ian McLean is Hugh Ramsay Chair of Australian Art History at the University of Melbourne. He has published extensively on Australian art and particularly Indigenous art. His books include Indigenous Archives The Making and Unmaking of Aboriginal Art (with Darren Jorgensen); Rattling Spears A History of Indigenous Australian Art; Double Desire: Transculturation and Indigenous art; How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art; White Aborigines Identity Politics in Australian Art; and The Art of Gordon Bennett (with a chapter by Gordon Bennett).

Rattling Spears: A History of Indigenous Australian Art, Reaktion Books, 2016