The Age previews the 2008 Melbourne Art Fair.

Even the Aboriginal art this year has become galvanised as so much more than a beautiful commodity, especially with the leadership of urban indigenous artists. Brook Andrew at Tolarno Galleries, with spooky historical material in top production values, and Gordon Hookey at Nellie Castan Gallery with a confronting gallows and pungent imagery, provide a historical and political centrepiece to contextualise the beautiful productions from the desert.