Ian McLean


Ian McLean is Research Professor at the University of Wollongong. He is a trendsetting Australian art historian, having most recently published Rattling Spears (2016), the first art historical account of the development of Aboriginal Australian Art. Previously, his books Double Desire (2014), How Aborigines Invented the Idea of Contemporary Art (2011), White Aborigines (1998) and The Art of Gordon Bennett (1996) addressed the relationship of Australian to Indigenous art in Australia.