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First Nations artist wins top honour at prestigious Venice Biennale

Australia has won gold at the Venice Biennale, the world’s oldest international art biennial, and “the Olympics of the art world”.

First Nations artist Archie Moore was named the recipient of the coveted Golden Lion for best national pavilion, marking the first time in history that an Australian has received the accolade.

The 54-year-old Kamilaroi and Bigambul artist, who lives and works in Brisbane, won for his monumental hand-drawn installation, kith and kin.

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