In the course of the Present century, many different theories of what art is and how art functions have been put forward. They often throw an
interesting light on a particular aspect of the question, but nearly all of them fail to provide a convincing, broad definition of art, such as we need in the actual business of living our lives and giving art a place in them.
The University of Sydney acknowledges that its campuses and facilities sit on the ancestral lands of Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander peoples, who have for thousands of generations exchanged knowledge for the benefit of all.