That's Art

The Times, 9 June 2005

'Hossack tried to teach me how to discern between the thousands of Aboriginal fakes that flood the market and the real thing: to show me the difference between potato-print-style symmetries, the neatly applied dots, the colours carefully gauged to appeal to a culture familiar with pointillist prettiness, compared with the messier authenticities of the creator who might, for instance, lay down a kangaroo-head lunch on his canvas and take a brief nap.'