Adam Goodes has taken a parting shot at his critics by selecting the moment he performed an Aboriginal war dance as his official retirement portrait from AFL.
Goodes performed the war dance in May after scoring a goal against Carlton. It sparked heated debate between high profile non-indigenous commentators who thought the display was aggressive.
Cooper told Fairfax Media that the portrait, which shows Goodes mid-air with hands raised and clutching an imaginary spear, is the most important work of his career.
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