2007

January, 2007

Manningrida Masters, Aranda Aboriginal Art, Alice Springs

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 08.01.07

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Sally Gabori Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Dibirdibi Country

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.01.07

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Art.Trade December 2006 Newsletter

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.01.07

Download the Art.Trade newsletter. The Newsletter contains: 2006 Art.Trade Overview Current issues Victorian Indigenous Art Awards Gloria Petyarre in Perth Obituaries: Lorna Napurrula Fencer, Reg Mason...» Read More

From the Bungalow I : Yulparija Artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.01.07

Opens Tues 23 Jan 2007 6pm @ Johnston Gallery, 20 Glyde St, Mosman Park, WA Emily Rohr will give a talk at 6.30pm "Bidyadanga artists and the Journey to Winpa"...» Read More

From the bungalow II

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.01.07

An overview of works from the Kimberley,Western Deserts and the Top End. Opens 6th Feb 2007 @ 6pm. To be held at @ Johnston Gallery 20 Glyde St Mosman Park, WA....» Read More

Desart Newsletter January 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.01.07

January 2007 INSIDE EDITION 6...» Read More

Aboriginal artists unite to stand strong on Australia Day

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.01.07

Aboriginal artists unite to stand strong on Australia Day As a defiant and bold step toward maintaining strong, sustainable, Aboriginal-owned enterprises, an alliance of Indigenous artists and art centres from the Ngaanyatjarra Lands in Western Australia today announced the formation...» Read More

Goyurr Manda Dja'nkawu and the Morning Star

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 31.01.07

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Hunter-Gatherer

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February, 2007

KINTORE STUDIO OPENING March 16th, 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.02.07

Papunya Tula Artists Pty. Ltd. is pleased to announce that its new artists studio in the Kintore community, will be officially opened on Friday the 16th of March, 2007. Please note that registrations have now closed for this event. The...» Read More

Shorty Jangala Robertson Singing The Rain

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.02.07

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Shorty Jangala Robertson - Singing the rain

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.02.07

Alcaston Gallery 11 Brunswick Street Fitzroy VIC 3065 www.alcastongallery.com.au...» Read More

Ngankirritja

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.02.07

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Kalarriya "Jimmy" Namarnyik

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.02.07

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Watiyawanu Artists of Amunturrngu

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.02.07

Recent work from the community of Amunturrungu, Mt Liebig, presented in association with Watiyawanu Artists. Leading works by senior artists Ngoia Pollard Napaltjarri (winner of the 2006 Telstra Award), Bill Whiskey Tjapaltjarri, Lilly Kelly Napangardi and Wentja 2 Napaltjarri are...» Read More

Imangara Community - New works

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.02.07

We look close and far away at the same time- Alyawarra artists of Imangara community create landscapes of their home country near the Davenport Ranges north east of Alice Springs. Visions of the land captured in detail with strong but...» Read More

Paperweight:

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.02.07

Works on paper by heavyweights of Australian Indigenous Art Suzanne OConnell Gallery 93 James Street New Farm QLD 4005 "www.suzanneoconnell.com "...» Read More

Featured Online Listings for Utopian Aboriginal Art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 20.02.07

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Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.02.07

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Emerging

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.02.07

A debut exhibition of artists from Nyirrpi,with other emerging artists from the Western and Central Desert. Gallery Gondwana Sydney 7 Danks Street, Waterloo, Sydney NSW 2017 www.gallerygondwana.com.au...» Read More

Cattlemen of the Kimberley

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.02.07

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March, 2007

Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Polyform, Victoria

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 01.03.07

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Palya Art at Mary Place

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.03.07

Mary Place Gallery 12 Mary Place (off Brown Street) Paddington NSW 2021. Opening 3rd March concluding 3rd April. Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 5pm or by appointment. Palya Art, in association with Didgeri Air Art Tours, presents a chance to...» Read More

Hector Tjupuru Burton, Tiger Palpatja, Ray Ken, Barney Wangin, Willy Kaika, Mick Wikilyiri and Ginger Nobby Wikilyiri Nyangatja nganampa tjukurpa These are our stories

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.03.07

This exhibition of the senior men builds on the success of their inaugural exhibition with Alcaston Gallery in 2005. It positioned artists from the AP ... more...» Read More

Musselroe Bay by Julie Gough

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.03.07

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The Womens Show

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 07.03.07

Vivien Anderson Gallery 470 Dandenong Road Caulfield North VIC 3161 www.vivienandersongalery.com...» Read More

Outline of the Indigenous Art Commercial Code of Conduct being developed by the National Association for the Visual Arts

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.03.07

An article about the upcoming NAVA Indigenous Art Commercial Code of Conduct, which is in draft form and looking for feedback. Quoted from the article: NAVA circulated a draft form of the Code and called for comments on it. Arts...» Read More

KINTORE STUDIO OPENING - Update

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 20.03.07

With much colour and excitement the new Papunya Tula artists studio at Kintore opened Friday, 16 March 2007. More than 100 visitors from around Australia and overseas joined with hundreds of locals from Kintore and Kiwirrkura to mark this major...» Read More

Wangkatjungka - Mapping Country

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 23.03.07

Paintings from Wangkatjungka artists who left their desert homelands in the 1940s and traveled north along the Canning Stock Route or walked cross-country towards the Kimberley cattle stations. Collaborative paintings recreate the waterholes, the seasonal changes to country, and family...» Read More

Grandkids

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 23.03.07

With famous Kimberley artists Jack Dale and Paddy Bedford as grandparents, these young artists take naturally to painting in ochre. This is a taste of how the next generation may develop within their tradition....» Read More

Joel Fine Art Important Australian & International Art 26 March 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.03.07

Joel Fine Art, Important Australian & International Art auction, 26 March 2007, sold over 80% of its lots for a total of $3,083,858....» Read More

Gambinya Thelma Burke Gambinya 80 years of paint up stories

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.03.07

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James Iyuna & Melba Gunjarrwanga 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.03.07

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April, 2007

GALLERY GABRIELLE PIZZI - Papunya Tula Artists 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 02.04.07

Papunya Tula Artists in association with Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi is delighted to present an exhibition of recent paintings by artists from Kintore and Kiwirrkura. This annual show will present works by established and emerging artists including: Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri, Makinti...» Read More

Papunya Tula 2007 in association with Papunya Tula Artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.04.07

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Maningrida

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.04.07

Short St Gallery in association with Maningrida Arts & Culture present a survey show of bark paintings. Opens 4pm Saturday 21st April 2007 @ Short st Gallery, Broome ALL WELCOME If you are unable to attend the exhibition can be...» Read More

Warmun

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.04.07

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Preview of new works

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 07.04.07

These are works that we have just picked up from the Ng and APY lands, they are well worth a look....» Read More

Shapiro: Aboriginal Art Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.04.07

Shapiro: Aboriginal Art Exhibition Monday 9 April – Saturday 21 April 2007 11am – 5pm...» Read More

Desart Newsletter April 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.04.07

April 2007 INSIDE EDITION 7...» Read More

Art Melbourne 07

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 20.04.07

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Affordable Aboriginal Art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.04.07

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PAPUNYA TULA

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.04.07

Short St Gallery in association with Papunya Tula Artists present a survey show of recent works. Opens 5pm Friday 18th May 2007 @ Short st Gallery, Broome ALL WELCOME...» Read More

Warlukurlangu Artists from Yuendumu

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.04.07

Hogarth Gallery 7 Walker Lane Paddington NSW 2021 www.aboriginalartcentres.com...» Read More

Gladdy Kemarre: The First Solo Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.04.07

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Nora Nangapa Solo

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.04.07

Short St Gallery in association with Warlayirti Artists bring you this beautiful selection of recent paintings by Nora Nangapa. Exhibition opens7 July @ ShortstGallery,Broome. This exhibition also features works from Eubena, Sarah Daniels and Nora Wompi, all four artists are...» Read More

Dreaming in Color: Aboriginal Art from Balgo

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.04.07

Dreaming in Color: Aboriginal Art from Balgo is a breathtaking exhibition of paintings from the community of Balgo, Australia, the traditional land of the Kukatja, Ngarti, and Walmajarri peoples. Brilliant in color and vibrant in design, the paintings reflect traditional...» Read More

May, 2007

Tiwi

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 02.05.07

In conjunction with Ngaruwanajirri Inc This exhibition showcases the recent works of Alfonso Puautjimi, Lorna Kantilla and Estelle Munkanome from the Tiwi Islands. Opening on Friday 15th June @ 5pm ShortstGallery,Broome. ALL WELCOME...» Read More

YINARUPA NANGALA Solo show

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 02.05.07

Papunya Tula Artists in association with John Gordon Gallery is proud to present the first solo exhibition by Yinarupa Nangala. Consisting of 17 paintings from 2002 2007, the exhibition opens Saturday 5 May and runs to Saturday 26 May...» Read More

Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art From Lockhart River

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.05.07

The University of Queensland proudly presents Our Way, Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Lockhart River, the first exhibition to survey the work of the Lockhart River Art Gang. Our Way celebrates the remarkable story of this group of 24 young artists...» Read More

Desert Mob

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 04.05.07

Baguette Gallery with Suzanne OConnel Gallery Racecourse Road, Ascott Brisbane QLD www.warlu.com...» Read More

Lorna Napurrula Fencer (1923-2006)

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 04.05.07

Acknowledged as one of the great innovators of the Warlpiri art movement from Lajamanu, Napurrula was also both a fierce and gentle custodian of her culture. She painted the great Napurrula - Nakamarra creation stories from her birth place Yumurrpa....» Read More

Linda Syddick Napaltjarri

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 04.05.07

Perhaps it is through her famous artist relatives, or just her own deeply etched memories of Pintupi life in the Gibson Desert 65 years ago. But Linda Syddick captures rare images of the spirits of her own ancestors and the...» Read More

Greetings from Turkey Creek

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 08.05.07

Betty Carrington, Nora Nagarra, Mabel Juli, Shirley Purdie, Gordon Barney, Larissa Clifton, Marietta Bray, Madigan Thomas, Clancy Patrick, Marika Patrick, Marissa Kingsley, Nancy Nodea, Tommy Carroll, Phyllis Thomas and others with recent work produced at the artists’ own Warmun Art...» Read More

Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 08.05.07

Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award 4 August – 11 November 2007 Gallery 3.1, GoMA The ‘Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award 2007’ celebrates new work by emerging Indigenous Australian artists. Established by the Queensland Art Gallery and Xstrata Coal,...» Read More

The Whiter Side of Life

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.05.07

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From our stock room. Papunya Tula 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.05.07

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SHORT ST GALLERY - Group exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.05.07

Papunya Tula Artists in association with Short St Gallery, Broome presents a survey show of recent works from the men and women of Kintore and Kiwirrkura. Works by established artists Makinti Napanangka, Nancy Nungurrayi, Kenny Williams Tjampitjinpa and Walangkura Napanangka...» Read More

Summer Heat Bunuroo

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 22.05.07

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After the Flood

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 22.05.07

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Lorna Brown Napanangka. New Paintings. 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 29.05.07

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Milingimbi. Objects and Bark paintings. 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 29.05.07

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New Sculpture by Craig Koomeeta

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 29.05.07

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Kukula McDonald

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 29.05.07

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SUZANNE O'CONNELL GALLERY - Group Show Papunya Tula Women

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 29.05.07

Papunya Tula Artists in association with the Suzanne O'Connell Gallery invites you to view an exhibition showcasing work by Eileen Napaltjarri, Makinti Napanangka, Pantjiiya Nungurrayi,Ningura Napurrula Kawayi Nampitjinpa, Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa, Walangkurra Napanangka, Wintjiya Napaltjarri,Tjunkiya Napaltjarri, Nanyuma Napangati, Yinarupa Nangala, Yalti...» Read More

Special Aboriginal Art Tours Set NT Apart

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.05.07

Media release - May 30, 2007 A new travel initiative to be launched by Tourism Minister Paul Henderson this evening will set the Northern Territory apart on the world stage for lovers of Aboriginal Art. Mr Henderson said Aboriginal Art...» Read More

International Herald Tribune - Arts Guide: Exhibits around the world

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.05.07

International Herald Tribune Arts Guide: Exhibits around the world Elisabeth Hopkins May 30, 2007 Quoted from article: -- To Aug. 29: "Desert Dreaming: Australian Aboriginal Art." The American philanthropist and collector Donald Kahn, a patron of the Albertina, was one...» Read More

Yuendumu & Kimberley Twin Indigenous Show

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.05.07

United Galleries 179-181 Palmer St East Sydney NSW 2010 www.unitedgalleries.com.au...» Read More

June, 2007

JAN MURPHY GALLERY Group Show

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 01.06.07

Papunya Tula Artists in association with Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, invite you to view a collection of works from the Kintore and Kiwirrkura communities. Works by George Tjungurrayi, Elizabeth Marks Nakamarra, Makinti Napanangka, Kutungka Napanangka, Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri, Ray James Tjangala,...» Read More

Manningrida "Hand Made

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 04.06.07

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Works from Yuendumu

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.06.07

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Paddy Bedford

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.06.07

http://www.artgallery.wa.gov.au/exhibitions/PaddyBedford.asp Paddy Bedford is a Gija elder from Warmun in the north east Kimberley region of Western Australia. As a senior law man he has been involved in painting as part of ceremony all his life. He began painting on...» Read More

Utopia and Beyond 2007 Aboriginal Desert Art from East to West

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.06.07

Utopia and Beyond 2007 Aboriginal Desert Art from East to West Featuring works by Telstra Award winner Kathleen Petyarre, Abie Loy, Barbara Weir, Naata Nungurrayi, Walangkura Napanangka, Walala Tjapaltjarri, Minnie Pwerle, Gloria Petyarre and 2004 Wynne Prize winner George Ward...» Read More

Andrew Baker Art Dealer Exhibitions

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.06.07

http://www.andrew-baker.com/Exhibitions.html 18 April12 May 2007 Rosella Namok, Ngaachi Bla Mepla (Our Country) 21 March14 April 2007 Katarina Vesterberg, Reverie 21 February17 March 2007 Leonard Brown, Petrified Time: paintings and monoprints 6 December23 December 2006 Leonard Brown, Dennis Nona, Alick Tipoti...» Read More

Rover Thomas I want to paint

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.06.07

http://www.griffith.edu.au/centre/artworks/exhibitions/content_roverthomas.html Australias distinguished and influential Indigenous artist, Rover Thomas began painting late in life. Having observed the success that fellow Western Australian Paddy Jaminji was enjoying in the early 1980s, he went to a field officer for the Department of...» Read More

Colour Power Aboriginal art post 1984

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 13.06.07

27 November 2004 to 14 March 2005 The Ian Potter Centre: NGV Australia 17 November 2005 to 21 January 2006 National Museum of Australia 11 February to 23 April 2006 Wollongong City Gallery This exhibition celebrates Aboriginal art of the...» Read More

Desert Dreaming: Australian Aboriginal Art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.06.07

In honour of Jeanne and Donald Kahn, the Albertina is presenting their major collection of Australian Aboriginal art. Australian Aboriginal art is a genre which has no associations with the Albertina, its collections, or its history and culture. In presenting...» Read More

RAFT artspace: SURVEY Group show of emerging artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.06.07

Papunya Tula Artists in association with the RAFT Artspace, Darwin is proud to present: SURVEY: A group show of emerging artists. This exhibition celebrates the vital role Papunya Tula Artists plays in fostering and developing the emerging talent of the...» Read More

Couples, painting partners from Yuendumu & Nyirrpi

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.06.07

Gadfly Gallery 131b Waratah Ave Dalkeith WA 6009 www.gadfly.com...» Read More

All around Texas Downs

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.06.07

Father and daughter Churchill Cann and Charlene Carrington paint the history, landscape and traditional sites of Texas Downs, their home country. They are joined by Phyllis Thomas from the adjacent Purnululu (Bungle Bungles) region....» Read More

Artists of Utopia

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.06.07

Utopia artists continue to produce some of the most innovative and diverse artworks currently produced in the Central Desert. As senior artists pass away, the tradition is constantly invigorated by new artists stepping up to maintain the quality of painting...» Read More

Lisa Michl

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.06.07

Lisa Michls first exhibition in Western Australia showcases recent works from this north Queensland artist. Lisas connections are through her mother and grandmothers side to the Kokoberrin language group from the central west coast of Cape York Peninsula....» Read More

Divas of the Desert

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.06.07

The Sydney show features work by Judy Napangardi Watson Gallery Gondwana Suite 1, Level 1 7 Danks Street Waterloo NSW 2017 and 43 Todd Mall Alice Springs NT 0871 wwww.gallerygondwana.com.au...» Read More

Indigenart Past Exhibitions

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.06.07

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Western Desert Mob Paintings from the Bush

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 19.06.07

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Warlayirti Artists limited edition prints

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 20.06.07

A beautiful selection of Etchings, Lithographs, and screen prints from the artists of Warlayirti artcentre....» Read More

Dreaming in Color: Aboriginal Art from Balgo

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.06.07

Dreaming in Color: Aboriginal Art from Balgo From the Kluge-Rhue Aboriginal Art Collection April 29 - August 12, 2007 http://www.cafam.org/current.html A breathtaking exhibition of acrylic paintings from the traditional land of the Kukatja, Ngarti and Walmajarri people. Brilliant in color...» Read More

'DROMMETID' Aboriginal kunst fra Ebes Samling

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.06.07

http://www.arken.dk/exhibition_item.asp?ID=13058 Copenhagen, Denmark, 2006 Arken Museum of Modern Art 11th February to 13th August 2006 Over 120 selected works from Nangara formed the Danish exhibition: 'DRMMETID' Aboriginal kunst fra Ebes Samling (Dreamtime Aboriginal art from the Ebes Collection)...» Read More

Papunya Tula Artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 22.06.07

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London: International Touring Exhibition of Important Aboriginal Art & Reception

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 25.06.07

Colonnade Gallery, Sotheby's London 34-35 New Bond St London W1A2AA UK Google Maps | Hotels Near | Yahoo! Maps | Weather Forecast Details on "London: International Touring Exhibition of Important Aboriginal Art & Reception" Advance is pleased to inform members...» Read More

Balgo Survey Show in association with Warlayirti Artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.06.07

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July, 2007

Jukuna Mona Chuguna 2007 Minyarti ngajukura ngurrara (This one my country )

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.07.07

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Shiny Shiny Blak Bling. Flash jewellery by Blak Artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.07.07

Not all items are listed on the web, with many more pieces to view in the gallery including rings, brooches, pendants & necklaces....» Read More

Desert Dreamings 2007 earth + water

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.07.07

artitja fine art The Old Royal George Gallery Cnr Duke and George Strets East Fremantle www.artitja.com.au...» Read More

Museum Tinguely

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.07.07

The bark painter John Mawurndjul was born in Western Arnhem Land (Northern Territory, Australia) in 1952. His works lead us on a voyage of discovery to a fascinating world and culture that are still unknown to many, a culture that...» Read More

TogArt Contemporary Art Awards, Parliament House, Darwin

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.07.07

Naata Nungurrayi, Patrick Tjungurrayi, Ningura Napurrula and Yukultji Napangati have been selected to exhibit at the 2007 TogArt Contemporary Art Awards in Darwin this month. In its first year of competition the award featured work by twenty-eight artists from across...» Read More

Aboriginal Objects, Sculpture & Bush Toys

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.07.07

Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay Aboriginal Objects, Sculpture & Bush Toys 7th November 2007 to 24th November 2007...» Read More

NYC: Gallery Reception - Utopia Aboriginal Exhibition

NYC: Gallery Reception - Utopia Aboriginal Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.07.07

Details on "NYC: Gallery Reception - Utopia Aboriginal Exhibition" Advance, the American Australian Association and Robert Steele Gallery invite members to a special reception to view the Australian Aboriginal art exhibition New Work From Utopia. Named by German settlers immigrating...» Read More

Scott Livesey Galleries - ABORIGINAL ART 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.07.07

Several Papunya Tula Artists feature in Scott Livesey Galleries annual ABORIGINAL ART exhibition opening today in Armadale, Victoria. This exceptional collection of works is accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue detailing information about the exhibiting artists and their works. Paintings...» Read More

Aboriginal art industry booming in outback

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.07.07

Article in canada.com about the Aboriginal art industry, the boom and the issues. Quoted from article: Aboriginal art in Australia is booming and improving the lives of poor black communities, but unscrupulous dealers are ripping off artists and fraud from...» Read More

Art sales: Will the Aboriginal magic return?

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.07.07

Article in the Telegraph about the upcoming Sotheby's auction and in particular Warlugulong by Clifford Possum with a price tag of over 2.5 million AUD. Quoted from the article: When Warlugulong was painted, the average price for a Possum painting...» Read More

Gulumbu Yunupingu exhibition at the Depot Gallery, Sydney

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.07.07

Please contact the Gallery on 03 9418 6444 or email art@alcastongallery.com.au to receive high resolution images of works in the exhibition. ... more...» Read More

Western Desert Masters

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.07.07

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Shalom Gamarada Aboriginal Art Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.07.07

Shalom Gamarada Eric Caspary Learning Centre. Shalom College. Barker St, University of New South Wales. Randwick. www.shalomgamarada.org...» Read More

Above and Beyond: Fine art works sourced on our May 2007 Aboriginal art tour

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.07.07

Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay Above and Beyond: Fine art works sourced on our May 2007 Aboriginal art tour 18th July 2007 to 4th August 2007...» Read More

These Things We Use

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.07.07

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Ngiya Miranginga, Nyirrataninga, Ngiya Yupunga

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.07.07

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Life and Stories

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.07.07

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Big Paintings from Papunya Tula Artists - Utopia Art Sydney

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.07.07

Utopia Art Sydney has represented Papunya Tula Artists since 1988. As this relationship has developed and flourished, so too have the paintings and careers of many artists. big paintings is an exhibition of established and emerging Papunya Tula Artists concentrating...» Read More

Above and Beyond

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.07.07

Fine art works sourced on our May 2007 Aboriginal art tour Caruana & Reid Fine Art 44 Roslyn Garden Elizabeth Bay NSW 2011 www.michaelreid.com.au/aboriginal...» Read More

Water for Life

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 19.07.07

This exhibition is a World Vision event intended to raise public awareness of their international water programs and their Indigenous projects including Birrung Gallery Victorian Artists Society Albert Street East Melbourne VIC "www.warlu.com Water for Life"...» Read More

Genesis

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 20.07.07

aboriginal art collection invites you to preview one of the most dynamic art movements in Australia. Genesis is the opening exhibition for aboriginal art collection and will feature contemporary paintings from established and emerging Australian aboriginal artists. Mr Bob Charles,...» Read More

Dennis Nona

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 20.07.07

Dennis Nona is one the Torres Strait Islands most important artists. Born on Badu Island in 1973, Nona was taught the traditional craft of woodcarving as a boy. He developed his skills to create the incredibly intricate and beautiful linocuts,...» Read More

Ochre on Board

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 20.07.07

Smaller works by East Kimberley artists who re-visit the tradition of painting onto board with ochre paint. The painted boards are an integral part of Gija culture where they are carried on the shoulders of dancers during ceremony. More recently...» Read More

Billy Benn Perrurle 'Magic' Alcaston Gallery

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.07.07

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John Bulunbulun, Tommy Gondorra Steele & Fiona Jin-majinggal Mason

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.07.07

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Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 25.07.07

Papunya Tula Artists is proud to be one of approximatley 30 Aboriginal art centres to be participating in the first Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair....» Read More

Vivid Visions

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.07.07

Warlpiri women from Yuendumu and yonder Coo-ee Aboriginal Art 31 Lamrock Ave Bondi Beach NSW 2026 www.cooeeart.com.au...» Read More

Mossenson Galleries Subiaco Relaunch

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 31.07.07

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August, 2007

Patjarr Painters: Kayili Art Centre

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 01.08.07

Short St Gallery in Association with Kayili Art Centre are proud to bring you this magnificent selection of works by the Patjarr Painters. OPENS 2nd August @ 5pm SHORT ST GALLERY BROOME All Welcome to attend....» Read More

Recent Works - Darwin 07 - Cross Cultural Art Exchange (ccae)

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 01.08.07

Papunya Tula Artists in conjunction with Cross Cultural Art Exchange (ccae) present a significant exhibition from the Pintupi artists of Kiwirrkura and Kintore. An exceptional overview of contemporary art from senior and emerging artists will be showcased. Saturday 11 August...» Read More

Africa: What Do These Zillionaires Do With All That Money?

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 02.08.07

An article in the Nation from Kenya about wealth in the 21st century. Quoted from the article: Back to Earth, in recent years Aboriginal art has become highly covetable. The Independent, however, reports that commercial success has come with controversy....» Read More

Djapul

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 02.08.07

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Aboriginal artwork sells at record price

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.08.07

An article about the Aboriginal Art industry in light of the Sotheby's auction in Melbourne last week. More than 400 well-heeled dealers and collectors flocked to Sotheby's in Melbourne last week for the much-hyped sale of Clifford Possum's epic 1977...» Read More

Confounding expectations

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 04.08.07

Article in the Australian featuring the second Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award....» Read More

Aboriginal corporation gets arts centre funding

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.08.07

ABC News information: An established Indigenous art enterprise south-east of Halls Creek, in northern Western Australia, has received its first instalment of funding towards an art centre worth more than $900,000. The Kundat Djaru Aboriginal Corporation has received $88,000 in...» Read More

Sydney Morning Herald - A pretty good result all round, possums

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.08.07

Sydney Morning Herald article about the success of the Sotheby's Aboriginal Art July 24 auction, including record prices for: Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri Warlugulong for $2.4 million Tommy Lowry Tjapaltjarri Two Men Dreaming for $440,000 Gordon Bennett Possession Island for $384,000...» Read More

Shadows cast over Garma

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 07.08.07

Article in the Australian newspaper about the upcoming Garma festival that is being overshadowed by two controversies, the federal government intervention into Aboriginal communities and the Senate committee report into the sustainability of the Aboriginal art industry. Quoted from the...» Read More

Puulway, Wik & Kugu Totems by the artists of Aurukun

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 07.08.07

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Shapiro: Aboriginal Art Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 08.08.07

Shapiro: Aboriginal Art Exhibition Mon – Sat 11am – 5pm 7 – 25 August 2007...» Read More

Contemporary Masters of the Western Desert.

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 08.08.07

SF Fine Art 12 Mary Place Paddington NSW 2021 www.warlu.com...» Read More

Crikey Aboriginal art popular at home and abroad

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.08.07

An article in Crikey about Aboriginal Art auctions and the Protection of Moveable Cultural Heritage Act, which precludes certain Australian Aboriginal artworks leaving the country. The purpose of the act is to “protect, for the benefit of the nation, objects...» Read More

24th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award 10 August 2007

24th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award 10 August 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.08.07

The 24th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award, open to all adult Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander artists, aims to showcase the very best Australian Indigenous art from around the country. The non-acquisitive Telstra Award of...» Read More

The Best of the Best - jewels of the desert

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.08.07

Framed 55 Stuart Highway Darwin NT 0820 www.framed.com.au...» Read More

24th TELSTRA NATIONAL ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER ART AWARDS

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.08.07

Papunya Tula Artists is proud to have five senior artists exhibiting at the 24th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award. George Tjungurrayi and sister Naata Nungurrayi were both selected to exhibit again this year, George contributing a...» Read More

The Elizabeth Jones Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Art 14 August 2007

The Elizabeth Jones Collection of Contemporary Aboriginal Art 14 August 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.08.07

Mossgreen Auctions specialises in single owner auctions for collections covering fine art and antiques. Services include auctions held in our stylish multi-level building on Toorak Road South Yarra, on site auctions at the owner’s property or staged events in hired...» Read More

The Age Hammer shy: big-name works go begging

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.08.07

Another article in The Age about the successes and failures of the fine art auctions in June-August 2007....» Read More

Circling Back: Painting and Sculpture 1966-2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.08.07

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Death of an artist

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.08.07

An article in the Jerusalem Post about Albert Namatjira and his death. The article is also a review of Sven Lindqvist's Terra Nullius: A Journey Through No One's Land. The article discusses Australia's tragic history and flawed political approaches to...» Read More

Discover Australia's leading contemporary artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.08.07

A three-week exhibition of over 100 major works of Aboriginal art from Western Arnhem Land in Australia's Northern Territory will be on display from 21 September to 7 October at the Bargehouse Gallery, on London's South Bank. RARRK - LONDON...» Read More

Spinifex Mob

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.08.07

Short St Gallery in association with Spinifex Arts Project present these very special works from the Spinifex Mob. Opens 6pm 18/8/07. All welcome....» Read More

Landscape now much different for Blacklock

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 19.08.07

Article about the works of former NFL plater Ray Blacklock and his wife Heather and their success in the Aborigianl Art industry. Ray and Heather have an exhibition of paintings being opened by Queensland deputy premier Anna Bligh in Brisbane...» Read More

Doors Revisited

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 19.08.07

Gecko Gallery 9 Short Street Broome WA 6725 www.geckogallery.com.au...» Read More

Bentinck Island Artists and Netta Loogatha

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.08.07

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Putting Aboriginal art on the global map

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 23.08.07

International Herald Tribune Last week Michael Nelson was putting the final touches to a new work, 'Kangaroo Dreaming'. To the untutored eye, the painting looks like an abstract layout of symmetrical symbols. But Nelson explains that it is a clear...» Read More

RINGY'S RAMBLINGS: The art of the possible

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.08.07

Graham Ring looks at the 24th Aboriginal Art Awards and the state of Australia's political system....» Read More

Lone wolf discovered art for ages

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.08.07

Nicolas Rothwell | August 24, 2007 Article by Nicolas Rothwell in the Australian about the life of Grahame Leslie Walsh, rock art scholar, who died in Brisbane, August 18 2007, aged 62. Quoted from the article: But the wider continent...» Read More

International Herald Tribune - Michael Nelson Tjakamarra

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.08.07

International Herald Tribune A lone dreamer in the Aboriginal art boom Tim Johnston August 28, 2007 Quoted from the article: Tjakamarra designed the mosaic in the courtyard outside Australia's Parliament house. An 8-meter, or 26-foot, canvas hangs in the Sydney...» Read More

Wallabies lose precious painting

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.08.07

Quoted from the article: Aboriginal elders from Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory created the painting of a wallaby reaching for the sky to inspire the team before the last World Cup four years ago in Australia. The players were...» Read More

Mitjili Napurrula & Angus Fergusson

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.08.07

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The canvas economy

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 31.08.07

The Adelaide Advertiser Tim Lloyd August 31, 2007 Article in the Adelaide Advertiser about rising art auction prices Quoted from article: The Aboriginal art market has been dominated by Clifford Possum, who sold a single work for $2.4 million, and...» Read More

Jack Dale - Wandjinas at Wungud

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 31.08.07

The Stockman and the Medicine Man Part 1- Ngarinyin elder and former head stockman Jack Dale paints the Wandjina spirits from his country around Iminji in the West Kimberley. The Wandjinas are the creators of Wungud places and life. This...» Read More

Bill Whiskey Tjapaltjarri

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 31.08.07

The Stockman and the Medicine Man Part 2 - Major works by Pitjantjatjara elder and traditional healer, Bill Whiskey Tjapaltjarri. His dynamic canvases record traditional rockhole sites near Pirupa, Ayers Rock, and the tract of country he later travelled through...» Read More

September, 2007

Sydney Morning Herald - Sting in the sale for buyers

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 01.09.07

Sydney Morning Herald Sting in the sale for buyers Peter Fish September 1, 2007 Article in the Sydney Morning Herald about a new 25 per cent buyer's premium at auction.The article also talks about the Menzies Art Brand rationalisation. Quoted...» Read More

DESERT MOB 2007 - Opening Hours

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 04.09.07

We would like to advise all customers visiting Alice Springs for the Desert Mob exhibition of our opening times. We hope all visitors enjoy their stay in Alice and look forward to catching up with everyone during this exciting time....» Read More

Desert Mob 2007 Events

Desert Mob 2007 Events

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.09.07

The Araluen Arts Centre, in association with Desart and the Alice Desert Festival present Desert Mob Symposium, Desert Mob MarketPlace and the Desert Mob DanceSite. This year’s event brings together recent works from 35 Aboriginal art centres in Central Australia,...» Read More

New start in Papunya

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.09.07

The Australian New start in Papunya Simon Kearney September 04, 2007 Article in the Australian about Papunya Tjupi. Quoted from the article: The work of these two men and many of the children and grandchildren of the original Papunya artists...» Read More

Aboriginal Art Motorcycle

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.09.07

Eliasson’s “climate car” is the 17th entry in the BMW Art Car Collection, which was founded in 1975 and ranges from Robert Rauschenberg’s BMW 635 CSi car, covered with images of classic art and swamp grass, to the world’s first...» Read More

Papunya Tula Artworks

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.09.07

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Aboriginal Art on Show in Spoleto

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 07.09.07

Spoleto (Pg). The tribal art of the Aborigines of Queensland will be on display in a show scheduled to run until October 2nd in the Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna. Free entrance. Info: 0743. 238920-21, fax 0743. 238941, e-mail info@iat.spoleto.pg.it....» Read More

Financial Times: Rock-Solid Abstracts

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 07.09.07

Jeremy Eccles, Financial Times (UK) 7 September 2007 “Are you ready for London?” Apolline Kohen asks artist Samuel Namunjdja. “What time we going?” is his eager response about a visit that is still a month away. Time has an elastic...» Read More

Sydney Morning Hearld - History set in stone

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 07.09.07

Sydney Morning Hearld History set in stone Bruce Elder September 7, 2007 An article about NSW Aboriginal rock art....» Read More

Ikuntji

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 08.09.07

Short Street Gallery in association with Ikuntji Arts is proud to present a survey show of recent paintings by the Inkuntji Artists. Opens 6pm 8/9/07 All Welcome...» Read More

Desert Mob

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.09.07

Araluen Art & Cutlural Centre Larapinta Drive Alice Springs NT 0870 "www.warlu.com Desert Mob"...» Read More

Desart commenting on CDEP changes

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.09.07

John Oster from Desart commenting on the CDEP changes. Quoted from the interview: "We believe that there are 150 Aboriginal people in central Australia who will lose their jobs and the effects in northern Australia are probably double that," he...» Read More

Axing of CDEP is economic vandalism: NT

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.09.07

More in the Sydney Morning Herald about the axing of CDEP....» Read More

Minister denies Indigenous art community under threat

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.09.07

ABC News Tuesday Sep 11, 2007 The federal government responds to claims that the removal of CDEP will hurt the Aboriginal Art industry. Quoted from the interview: "Where there's an art community in a particular settlement, then we will look...» Read More

Rising Stars 2007 in association with Papunya Tula Artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.09.07

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Bidyadanga Screenprints

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 12.09.07

The Yuparitja Artists from Bidyadanga last year took part in a print workshop in association with Northern Edition, Charles Darwin University and Short St Gallery. The following limited editioned screenprints are the results, with each artist producing 1 to 2...» Read More

RISING STARS 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 13.09.07

Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, 11 September 13 October 2007...» Read More

Report on Indigenous arts and craft in Australia

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.09.07

Robyn Ayres from ART+law writes about the changes and challenges facing the Indigenous Arts & Crafts industry including the Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Communications, Technology and the Arts, which inquired into the state of Indigenous arts and craft in...» Read More

Report on Indigenous arts and craft in Australia

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.09.07

Robyn Ayres from ART+law writes about the changes and challenges facing the Indigenous Arts & Crafts industry including the Senate Standing Committee on Environment, Communications, Technology and the Arts, which inquired into the state of Indigenous arts and craft in...» Read More

Sydney Morning Hearld - Rangers ask who will protect the north

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.09.07

Lindsay Murdoch Darwin September 13, 2007 Article in the Sydney Morning Herald about the CDEP program changes and the impact on the Aboriginal ranger programs and Aboriginal art industry. Quoted from the article: The Northern Territory Chief Minister, Clare Martin,...» Read More

French appetite for Aboriginal art grows

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.09.07

ABC (from AAP) This article has been syndicated from AAP. Quoted from article: Several galleries now show Aboriginal works, including Yapa Gallery which opened last year and promotes Aboriginal song and dance as well as art. And last June, auctioneers...» Read More

Aboriginal art under threat

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.09.07

Brisbane Times Aboriginal art under threat Stephanie Peatling and Joel Gibson September 17, 2007 Article in the Brisbane Times about the changes to CDEP and the potential impact on the Aboriginal Art industry, with quotes from several Aboriginal Art centres....» Read More

Bloomberg - Iraqi Art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.09.07

An article in Bloomerg that compares some Iraqi art to Australian Aboriginal art. Quoted from article: I, however, could bring Iraqi art back to the U.S. I bought a colorful painting of fish by Hesen Fetah for a mere $200....» Read More

Urban Country

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.09.07

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Ngara Putitja (Bush Country)

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.09.07

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Warakurna Artists and Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.09.07

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Curse of alcohol and the fate of Aborigines

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 19.09.07

International Herald Tribune Tim Johnston September 19, 2007 Article in the International Herald Tribune about Aboriginal artist Dicky Brown and the difficulties living in Hoppy's camp. Quoted from article: Still, there are advantages living in Hoppy's. Brown, who suffered a...» Read More

One Sun One Moon

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.09.07

In the ever-shifting cultural landscape of Indigenous Australia, One Sun One Moon catalogues a key moment of transition over the decades at the turn of the century to reveal the view from within a kaleidoscopic contemporary art movement. To coincide...» Read More

Seasons of the Kunwinjku, Aboriginal art from West Arnhem Land, DFAT's International touring Indigenous Art Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.09.07

Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is proud to present the art exhibition Seasons of the Kunwinjku by artists from the Kunwinjku clans of West Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. This collection of contemporary Indigenous Australian art reflects the stylistic...» Read More

Aboriginal Art in Modern Worlds

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.09.07

Two centuries ago, when Europeans first began to settle in this country, indigenous Australia comprised many distinct cultural groups, each with their own language, customs, laws, spiritual beliefs and artistic traditions. The coming of the Europeans has led to great...» Read More

Boundary Riders

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.09.07

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Warlukurlangu - Aboriginal Art aus Yuendumu

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.09.07

ArtKelch Gunterstalstrasse 57 79102 Freiburg GERMANY www.artkelch.de...» Read More

NT News - National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 22.09.07

Prize for 'Pa Harry's canoe Nadja Hainke 22 September 2007 Article in the Northern Territory News about the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards. Quoted from article: A painting celebrating the work of a traditional canoemaker has been...» Read More

Desert Mob 2007

Desert Mob 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.09.07

The Araluen Arts Centre is the annual host venue for Desert Mob. In 2007 the exhibition displayed 342 works from 35 Aboriginal art centres in Central Australia, with works by artists living and working in remote areas of the Northern...» Read More

RARRK - LONDON

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.09.07

Bargehouse Gallery South Bank London SE1 9PH September 21 – October 7 2007 11am – 6pm daily Private view Thursday September 20 2007 6pm - 9pm In September 2007 a major exhibition of over 100 works of art from Arnhem...» Read More

The Courier-Mail - Bendi Lango

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 25.09.07

Courier Mail article about the Federal's Governments changes to Indigenous communities in Australia and the Bendi Lango exhibition. Quoted from article: Sydney-based indigenous art curator Jenny Hillman has travelled to eight Aboriginal communities around Australia to collect 140 paintings for...» Read More

Martumili Artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.09.07

Martumili Artists at William Mora Gallery 25 September - 19 October 2007...» Read More

Indigenous artwork

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.09.07

Indigenous artwork Tuesday, September 25, 2007 Alison Jess Quoted from article: A collection of indigenous artwork from the private collection of Ron and Ross Aldridge is currently on show at the Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery. Exhibitions Officer Sally Huguenin says the...» Read More

PINTUPI - Mixed Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.09.07

A selection of recent works from the emerging and established artists of Kintore and Kiwirrkura....» Read More

TJAMPITJINPA - Commemorative Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.09.07

A commemorative exhibition celebrating the exceptional talent of the late Martin Tjampitjinpa....» Read More

MAKINTI - Solo Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.09.07

A collection of masterworks by one of Australias leading contemporary painters, Makinti Napanangka....» Read More

Mornington Island

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 27.09.07

Short St gallery together with Mornington Island Arts & Craft is proud to present a collection of recent works from the Mornington Island artists, including Sally Gabori, Reggie Robertson and many more. Opens @ 6pm 27/9/2007 All welcome...» Read More

Martumili Artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.09.07

Boldly out of the west Stuart Rintoul September 27, 2007 In October last year, Martumili Artists began as an enterprise, drawing together Martu artists from the communities of Parnngurr, Punmu, Kunawarritji, Jigalong, Irrungadji (Nullagine) and Parnpajinya, as Newman is known,...» Read More

Desart Focus Group Meeting

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 29.09.07

Focus Group Meeting – Business Planning...» Read More

October, 2007

New Appetite for Aboriginal Art in France

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 04.10.07

France24 Paris October 3 2007 After fetching record prices in Australia, Aboriginal art is carving out a place on the art market in France, spurred by the opening last year of Paris' Quai Branly museum of tribal arts. The art...» Read More

Artist’s work a family affair

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.10.07

Artist’s work a family affair The West Australian 4th October 2007 An article in the West Australian about the authenticity of Kimberley artist, Jack Dale's, works related to an exhibition at the Japingka gallery....» Read More

X Strata Indigenous Art Awards

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.10.07

Article about X Strata Indigenous Art Awards, 2007. Quoted from the article: All in all, this is a rich and wonderful exhibition, but sadly misnamed. How much longer are supremely accomplished artists such as 63-year-old Phyllis Ningarmara, or Wanyubi Marika...» Read More

The Art Newspaper: Aboriginal art dealers fight back

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.10.07

Red Sand Art Gallery sues journalists who accuse them of defrauding indigenous artists In mid July in the massive modernist Supreme Court in Darwin, a frail Aboriginal man with a shock of grizzled white hair and beard took the witness...» Read More

KIWIRRKURA WOMEN - Utopia Art, Sydney

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.10.07

Full of grace, pride and conviction the women of Kiwirrkura are a cultural and creative force. Their union is bound by kinship and a profound knowledge of country. The significant sites that punctuate the vast sandhills throughout the Kiwirrkura area...» Read More

Investment and Entry level Aboriginal Art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.10.07

Over 200 pieces of Investment and Entry level Aboriginal Art are being sold online by Lawson Menzies, Australia's leading Aboriginal Art Auction House. Items are being sold through fledgling online auction company Lawsonsonline - www.lawsonsonline.com. The online auction is Part...» Read More

Purkitji

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.10.07

Short St Gallery in association with Warlayirti Arts presents Purkitji, new works by Boxer Milner, Hanson Pye and Frank Clancy Opens 20/10/2007 @ 6pm All welcome to attend...» Read More

Sydney Morning Herald - A place in the sun for a late bloomer

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.10.07

The Sydney Morning Herald - A place in the sun for a late bloomer Steve Meacham October 10, 2007 Article in The Age about the Emily Kame Kngwarreye exhibitions in Tokyo and Osaka, 2008. Quoted from the article: An exhibition...» Read More

Culture Warriors, the inaugural National Indigenous Art Triennial

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 12.10.07

The Australian Led by visions of their own Miriam Cosic | October 12, 2007 An article from the inaugural National Indigenous Art Triennial, opening at the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra on October 13, 2007. The slightly hazy origins...» Read More

Sydney Morning Herald - Mr Yalandja's traditional sculptures go to Washington

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 12.10.07

The Sydney Morning Herald Erik Jensen October 12, 2007 Quoted from the article: The inaugural indigenous art triennial, Culture Warriors, sits Owen Yalandja's traditional carving alongside Danie Mellor's mosaic taxidermy. It is an in-depth study of contemporary indigenous art comparable...» Read More

Bring back CDEP: Claire Martin

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 12.10.07

From ABC online: Northern Territory Chief Minister Clare Martin is calling for the Community Development Employment Program (CDEP) to be reinstated by the Federal Government. Ms Martin says the loss of the scheme has damaged the Aboriginal art industry and...» Read More

Culture Warriors : National Indigenous Art Triennial 07 13th October 2007- 10th February 2008 National Gallery of Australia

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.10.07

The inaugural National Indigenous Art Triennial opened on the 13th of October at the National Gallery of Australia (Canberra) in the presence of many artists and a huge crowd of over 2000 people. ‘Culture Warriors’ curated by Brenda Croft presents...» Read More

Continuity: Culture, Country and Family

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.10.07

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Eubena Nampitjin Queen of the Desert 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.10.07

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Jitendra Mudgal - Love Scenes

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.10.07

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GALLERY UPDATE 16th of October, 2007.

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.10.07

Large and small works by emerging and established artists such as Patrick Tjungurrayi, Ningura Napurrula and Yinarupa Nangala have been added to our online gallery. One notable inclusion is a striking work (pictured right) by Katherine Nakamarra, daughter of Walangkura...» Read More

Lockhart River art arrives in New York

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.10.07

Spectacular Indigenous art from far North Queensland has arrived in New York for the latest leg of a UQ Art Museum international tour. Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Lockhart River will be officially opened at Stony Brook University on...» Read More

Earth & Spirit: Contemporary Indigenous Art from Australia and New Zealand

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.10.07

The Maori people of New Zealand are heirs to a vibrant culture that continues to find expression in the form of contemporary art. Earth and Spirit: Maori Art from New Zealand, curated by John Royal, is intended to serve as...» Read More

Kintore Pool construction begins

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.10.07

After years of planning and fund raising the construction of a swimming pool in Kintore has finally begun. In November of 2005, Papunya Tula Artists donated five significant works by senior male and female artists to be auctioned, with 100%...» Read More

National Museum sends Kngwarreye exhibition to Japan

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.10.07

Quoted from the article: The collection of 120 artworks by the late Emily Kame Kngwarreye has been selected for exhibition at the National Museum of Art in Osaka and the National Art Centre in Tokyo early next year. The exhibition,...» Read More

Continuity: Culture, Country and Family

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.10.07

The legacy of western Arnhem Land artist Bardayal Nadjamerrek is assured. With a distinguished painting career spanning over forty years, he is without doubt one of the greatest artists Australia has ever produced. Since his childhood, Bardayal has had an...» Read More

pintupi I art I 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 19.10.07

Papunya Tula Artists in association with Bond Aboriginal Art, will exhibit a selection of recent work by mid-career and established artists from Kintore and Kiwirrkura. The centre-piece of this show is a striking work by innovative Kiwirrkura artist Yukultji Napangati....» Read More

Desert Mosiac

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 19.10.07

This collection of small paintings draws on the collective memory of a group of artists who, in the 1940s, walked with their families from the Great Sandy Desert along the Canning Stock Route to the stations and missions at its...» Read More

Maureen Nampijinpa Hudson

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 19.10.07

Warlpiri artist Maureen Hudson, was born in 1959 at Mt Allen, about 300 kms north west of Alice Springs. She began painting in 1988 and her work has been widely exhibited since then. Maureen draws on traditional Warlpiri Dreaming stories...» Read More

Mitjili Napurrula

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 19.10.07

Mitjili is a highly recognisable stylist among contemporary Pintupi painters. She draws on the spear making Tjukurrpa from her father\'s country Uwalki, near the Kintore Ranges. Her distinctive iconography of repeated motifs represents the womens side of this Tjukurrpa, showing...» Read More

The Age - Longtime coming

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 20.10.07

The Age Patrick Hutchings October 20, 2007 A new exhibition showcases the creativity of indigenous art, writes Patrick Hutchings. Quoted from article: The land wars were declared by the British a little after 1788; the culture wars more recently. A...» Read More

ANKAAA Katherine regional meeting

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.10.07

The ANKAAA (Association of Northern, Kimberley and Arnhem Aboriginal Artists) Katherine regional meeting was held last week, both in Katherine and at Djilpin Arts' new and impressive Ghunmarn Cultural Centre at Beswick....» Read More

Tribal Voices -  A Visual Dialogue

Tribal Voices - A Visual Dialogue

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 25.10.07

The impact of the Aboriginal art movement goes well beyond the works’ value as art. An important dimension of the movement is the education of this unique Indigenous way of life. These vibrant and contemporary visible representations of language and...» Read More

New Works

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Remembering Country

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The Age - Word of accused art forgers good enough for expert

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.10.07

Kate Hagan October 25, 2007 A WORLD expert on Australian Aboriginal art has told a court he accepted at face value what a couple, now accused of art forgery, told him about the history of a painting he later sold...» Read More

The Collector KAREL KUPKA IN NORTH AUSTRALIA

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.10.07

n late June 1956, towards midday, after a swift flight through dry-season skies, the Czech artist Karel Kupka clambered from a prop plane at Milingimbi airstrip and stepped for the first time into the elusive world of Arnhem Land. This...» Read More

Ngara Minbinya

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.10.07

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Art Sydney 07

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Utopia dreaming

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.10.07

Utopia, located 270km northeast of Alice Springs on the eastern perimeter of the Western Desert "bloc" next to the traditional land of the Eastern Anmatyarre and Alyawarre people. It was named by the first white settlers in 1927 and occupies...» Read More

The Age - Warriors of the rainbow spirit

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.10.07

October 27, 2007 A family of Arnhem Land painters have brought their work, and their patriarch, to the city. By Martin Flanagan. Article by Martin Flanagan in The Age about artists from Oenpelli: The four sat together in a line...» Read More

Sydney Morning Hearld - Spotted in Kensington: an important Rover

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.10.07

An article by Peter Fish in the Sydney Morning Herald discussing the highlights of the November 2007 auction season. Quoted from the article: For its part, Sotheby's has not let much out of the bag on its Aboriginal art sale,...» Read More

Sydney Morning Herald - Big, beautiful and bountiful

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 29.10.07

October 28, 2007 Ian McKinnon gives a preview of life aboard P&O's eagerly awaited Pacific Dawn and the potential for an Aboriginal Art collection aboard the ship....» Read More

Painting The Waves

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.10.07

Monday, October 29th, 2007 Painting the wavesArt on cruise ships is becoming increasingly popular on cruise ships, with some vessels in the Pacific set to see an influx of art from Australian artists. Carnival Cruises, the parent company of P&O...» Read More

Always Been There

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 31.10.07

Aboriginal culture has Always Been There - this is the theme addressed by five local Aboriginal artists showing works at the Fairfield City Museum and Gallery. Fairfield mayor Nick Lalich opened the exhibition on Saturday, October 13, and said the...» Read More

November, 2007

Utopia dreaming

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 01.11.07

Almost 50 paintings are on display in the exhibit "New Works From Utopia" at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Downtown gallery SPACE, as part of the Trust's "Australia Festival," a six-week celebration of contemporary and indigenous performing and visual arts from...» Read More

Alice Springs arts leader takes helm of 2008 regional conference

Alice Springs arts leader takes helm of 2008 regional conference

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 01.11.07

Well-known and respected Alice Springs arts leader, Kieren Sanderson, has taken the helm of Regional Arts Australia’s national conference art at the heart, the President of Regional Arts Australia, Ms Suzie Haslehurst, has announced. "This is a giant task, because...» Read More

The Age - Aboriginal Art Forgery

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.11.07

And this is the Libertos, who thought they'd get away with it Kate Hagan November 3, 2007 Article in The Age by Kate Hagan about the Libertos, who allegedly forged several Rover Thomas artworks and attempted to sell them to...» Read More

Mimis - Solo Show of works from Paddy Fordham Wainburranga

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.11.07

Mimis - Solo Show of works from Paddy Fordham Wainburranga ...» Read More

Cologne Fine Art Fair 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.11.07

From Durrmu Arts blog: Paintings by Patsy Marfura, Kevin Gilbert, Rosina Tirak and Regina Wilson have been exhibited at the Cologne Fine Art fair this past week in Cologne, Germany, by Gallery HM. This has been a great opportunity for...» Read More

NT News - Czech mate on art sales

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 07.11.07

Northern Territory News article about a former gallery that is now establishing an Aboriginal Art gallery in the Czech Republic. Quoted from article: Territorians will soon be selling Aboriginal art to European tourists - from a 250-year-old hotel in the...» Read More

Paddy Bedford retrospective opens at UQ Art Museum

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 07.11.07

The first major solo exhibition of one of Australia's most respected artists, Paddy Bedford, opens at The University of Queensland Art Museum on Friday, November 16. The exhibition is organised and toured by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Sydney....» Read More

Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 08.11.07

HUNDREDS of colourful and often beautiful artworks are on display at the Boulder Town Hall. And the entries for the massive City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder Art Prize are well worth viewing. Predictable only for being eclectic, they cover a vast range...» Read More

Power of the past - Art Museum's 'Earth and Spirit' presents us with contemporary art that has its roots firmly planted in the past.

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.11.07

An article by Karen Rene Merkle about the Erie Art Museum's Earth and Spirit: Contemporary Indigenous Art from Australia and New Zealand exhibition. The exhibition features artworks from Aboriginal artists: James P. Simon, Walangari Karntawarra, Darcy Nicholas, Robyn Kahukiwa and...» Read More

Melbourne Herald Sun - Libertos in court over forged Rover Thomas paintings

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.11.07

November 09, 2007 02:38pm A TOORAK couple found guilty of forging paintings by a prominent Aboriginal artist sold for more than $300,000 have been jailed for nine months. Quoted from article: Ms Liberto told the court she inherited five of...» Read More

Nancy Nungurrayi - Solo Exhibition - Suzanne O'Connell Gallery

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.11.07

This exhibition celebrates Nancy Nungurrayi, her art and the vibrant role she plays within Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd. Her energetic dots skid and smudge across the surface of her works, as spirited and dynamic as the woman herself. Full...» Read More

Melbourne Herald Sun - Jail for Toorak fake art couple

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.11.07

Kate Uebergang November 10, 2007 12:00am Article about the sentencing of the Toorak couple that were found guilty of forging Aboriginal artworks....» Read More

The Age - Labour Arts Initiative

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.11.07

Labor courts arts vote with $34m November 10, 2007 - 4:14PM Quoted from article: Labor pledged $34.6 million in new arts initiatives at a star-studded policy announcement in Sydney. If elected, Labor would spend $17 million over four years to...» Read More

The Age - Aboriginal Art Forgery

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.11.07

Art-forging couple go straight to jail Kate Hagan November 10, 2007 Quoted from article: A TOORAK couple who funded their lavish lifestyle by forging Aboriginal art and selling it through auction houses for more than $300,000 spent last night behind...» Read More

Mabel Juli @ Mary Place, Sydney

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.11.07

Short St Gallery in association with Warmun Art presents, Mabel Juli solo at Mary Place Gallery in Paddington, Sydney, NSW. All welcome to attend. Opening on the 28th November 2007 @ 6 pm. Artists Statement - 3 days before leaving...» Read More

Lloyd Kwilla

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.11.07

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Shapiro: Aboriginal Art Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.11.07

Shapiro: Aboriginal Art Exhibition Mon – Sat 11am – 5pm 13 – 24 November 2007...» Read More

What makes a good Aboriginal artwork?

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.11.07

A fantastic entry by Edwina Circuitt from Warakurna Artists Aboriginal Corporation about the start up of the Art Centre, and the particular work of one Aboriginal artist. This article really describes what Aborginal Art Centres are all about....» Read More

Irenie Ngalinba selected at 2007 Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award and 2007 Telstra Arts Awards

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.11.07

Irenie Ngalinba currently lives with her extended family at Kurruldurl outstation, south west of Maningrida. Kurruldurl is an important place for members of the Kurulk clan and is associated with the crow totem ancestor called ‘Djimarr’ which is often depicted...» Read More

Aboriginal artist to work with World Youth Day

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.11.07

From the World Youth Day 2008 website: Organisers of World Youth Day 2008 (WYD08) are excited to be working with Aboriginal artist Richard Campbell, using a selection of his artwork on official WYD08 merchandise. Originally from the Gumbaingirr/Dhungutti people, Richard...» Read More

Aboriginal Experience in South Australia

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.11.07

Information about how to get an Aboriginal Experience in South Australia, including a visit to the Ceduna Aboriginal Arts and Cultural Centre and to Iga Warta....» Read More

Melbourne Stories

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.11.07

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Wild Times

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.11.07

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Ngadirriwilke: to make a mark

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.11.07

Ngadirriwilke: to make a mark recent prints by the artists of Injalak, western Arnhem Land 15th November 2007 - 8th December 2007 ARTIST PRINTMAKING DEMONSTRATION, Saturday 17th November 2 - 4 pm. RSVP T: 03 9416 3966 In 2006...» Read More

Yulparija- new works on board

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 17.11.07

Short St Gallery in association with Yulparitja Artists is proud to present YULPARIJA - NEW WORK ON BOARD The exhibition showcases recent works from the Yulparitja Artists from Bidyadanga The exhibition opens 17th November 2007 @ 6pm All welcome to...» Read More

Paddy Bedford retrospective opens at UQ Art Museum

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 18.11.07

The first major solo exhibition of one of Australia’s most respected artists, Paddy Bedford, opens at The University of Queensland Art Museum on Friday 16 November 2007. The exhibition is organised and toured by the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA),...» Read More

John Mawurndjul in association with Maningrida Arts & Culture

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 20.11.07

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BINDI 2007 in association with Bindi Inc.

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John Mawurndjul in association with Maningrida Arts & Culture

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Kayili Artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.11.07

The tiny desert community of Patjarr is home to Kayili Artists, an Aboriginal owned Arts Centre, representing some of the Gibson Desert's most inspiring artists. Much of the stunning vast landscape, virtually untouched by European activities, is home to the...» Read More

Culture Warriors - National Indigenous Art Triennial 07

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 21.11.07

Doreen Reid Nakamarra recently attended the opening of National Indigenous Art Triennial: Culture Warriors at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. She was one of thirty artists represented in the exihibition. Doreen is a leader among Papunya Tula Artist's rising...» Read More

Aboriginal Art Auktion bei Lawson Menzies

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 22.11.07

Aboriginal Art Auktion bei Lawson Menzies in Sydney represented in Germany by Brit Susann Hanstein...» Read More

Mission Times

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 23.11.07

Mossenson Galleries Subiaco is delighted to present Mission Times, an exhibition of new paintings by Pauline Moran representing her time as a child on the Roelands Mission. The exhibition will be opened by Diana Warnock, Former Member for Perth and...» Read More

Faces and Places: New Works by Irwin Lewis

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 23.11.07

Indigenart, The Mossenson Galleries are proud to present the first solo exhibition in ten years from one of Perth's most beloved and admired artists, Irwin Lewis. With paintings on canvas and paper, as well as a series of computer-generated digital...» Read More

TJAMPITJINPA Commemorative Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 23.11.07

Martin (Maatja) Tjampitjinpa His art remains, each painting a self-portrait, a memory map. A gentle man of infinite joy, mischief and mystery, his passing cast a shadow over our lives. He was, and always will be, a deep thread...» Read More

Christmas in the Desert

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.11.07

A taste of what is to come in our 2008 show: work from landscape magician Churchill Cann plus his student David Cox, and emerging artists including Gabriel Nodea, Marika Mung and Roseleen Park....» Read More

NT News - Art stored in shed worth big money

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.11.07

An article in the Northern Territory news previewing the Elders Fine Aboriginal Art auction. The article focusses on a former cab driver who is selling his entire collection, and the story of how he began collecting Aboriginal Art. Rob Hefford...» Read More

MAKINTI NAPANANGKA Solo Exhibition

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.11.07

From the moment Makinti Napanangkas brush first touched the canvas she immediately distinguished herself from her painting contemporaries. Compositionally, her paintings were worlds apart from those being produced beside her. They were of course drawn from the same rich cultural...» Read More

Art Guide Northwest: Aboriginal Art at Seattle Art Museum

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.11.07

A preview of the traveling Kaplan-Levi collection for the Seattle Art Museum. They are but one of many kinds of spirits known to the Aboriginal people, who have been hunters and gatherers in Australia for some 40,000 years, since the...» Read More

Sydney Morning Herald Breakaway auction house packs 'em in

Sydney Morning Herald Breakaway auction house packs 'em in

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.11.07

An article in the Sydney Morning Herald about art auctioneer Deutscher and Hackett and a preview of Lawson-Menzies's Aboriginal art sale in Kensington in August 2007, with the highlight being Emily Kngwarreye's Earth's Creation, a 6.3-metre wide riot of densely...» Read More

National Indigenous Times - Labor's plan for a shared future

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.11.07

An article about Labour's election promises and the impact on Indigenous communities including the following comment about Aboriginal Art: Labor will also provide $7.6 million over four years for the National Arts and Crafts Industry Support program to support Aboriginal...» Read More

Bonhams & Goodmans Australian, International and Aboriginal Art 19 November 2007

Bonhams & Goodmans Australian, International and Aboriginal Art 19 November 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.11.07

Bonhams & Goodmans recently hosted an Australian, International and Aboriginal Art auction. The auction took place on19 November 2007 and featured works from Patrick Oloodoodi Tjungurrayi, Ewald Namatjira, Albert Namatjira, Kathleen Petyarre, Emily Kngwarreye, Samantha Hobson, Walangkura Napanangka, Millie Skeen...» Read More

Elder Fine Art Aboriginal Paintings Auction: December 2 2007

Elder Fine Art Aboriginal Paintings Auction: December 2 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.11.07

Elder Fine Art Aboriginal Paintings Auction will be held in Adelaide on December 2 2007 at 12pm. The auction includes works by Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Clifford Possum, Dorothy Napangardi, Abie Loy, Billy Stockman, William Sandy, Kathleen Petyarre, Gabriella Possum, Emily Kngwarreye,...» Read More

Art.Trade November 2007 Newsletter

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 27.11.07

Download the Art.Trade newsletter. The Newsletter contains: Indigenous Commercial Code of Conduct Election Promises Lawson Menzies Auction Desert Knowledge CRC Desert Mob...» Read More

ABC Alice Springs - Buyers line up for Western Desert art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 27.11.07

It's the closest thing in Central Australia to a celebrity event. The windows are covered in brown paper, the doors are locked and there's been a line up since 7am this morning. On deckchairs with black rimmed glasses, strong coffee...» Read More

Web-site launch begins countdown to art at the heart in Alice Springs in October 2008

Web-site launch begins countdown to art at the heart in Alice Springs in October 2008

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 27.11.07

The countdown to the next Regional Arts Australia national conference has begun with the launch in Alice Springs today of the official web-site www.artattheheart.com.au The web-site was launched by the president of Regional Arts Australia, Suzie Haslehurst, who said the...» Read More

Kirriwirri 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.11.07

Short St Gallery proudly presents Daniel Walbidi's first solo show in Sydney @ Mary Place, Paddington. All welcome to attend 28th Novemeber 2007 @ 6 pm....» Read More

Aboriginal artists in vibrant fashion collaboration

Aboriginal artists in vibrant fashion collaboration

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.11.07

Catherine Manuell Design has just announced a sensational collaboration with celebrated Aboriginal artists Amy (Jirwullurr) Johnson, Evelyn Pultara and Maureen (Murrarngulu) Thompson. Together they have created a range of extraordinary looking luggage and fashion accessories, available from October this year....» Read More

Arts aborigènes d'Australie

Arts aborigènes d'Australie

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.11.07

Arts aborigènes d'Australie » Suite aux grèves de Novembre, nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter au Vernissage le 6 décembre 2007 à 18h Exposition jusqu’au 12 Janvier 2008 En première mondiale, je vous invite à découvrir les œuvres de...» Read More

Indigenous Glassworks

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.11.07

Following on from its 2006 exhibition, Japingka Gallery presents an exciting new group of indigenous artists working in kiln-fired glass at the Glassmob studios. The luminous qualities of the glass come alive with the design and colour attributes created by...» Read More

Spinifex Artists : 10 years on

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.11.07

Paintings from the Spinifex people played a central role as ethnographic documentation to establish their historical links over a 55,000 sq. km tract of desert country. The paintings that were begun ten years ago, have contributed to the successful outcome...» Read More

December, 2007

Invitation to Aboriginal Artists to Exhibit their works

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.12.07

The Lane Cove Music & Cultural Centre is a not for profit community centre, amongst other uses we run a small exhibition series each year and invite artists to hang their works as part of our Small Exhibition Series. Please...» Read More

The Age - Brisbane and Beyond

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.12.07

An article in The Age about the new Directory of the Queensland National Art Gallery, Tony Ellwood. The article talks about Ellwood's early years spent in Kununurra, at Waringarri Aboriginal Arts. Ellwood, who grew up in country Victoria, had his...» Read More

Out of the Desert

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.12.07

Papunya Painting: Out of the Desert showcases the National Museum of Australia's extraordinary collection of Western Desert art. These works have rarely been seen in Australia. In the 1970s and early 1980s Central and Western Desert artists at Papunya, in...» Read More

The Australian - Show throws light on art mystery

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.12.07

An article about the current exhibition Out of the Desert, at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra. The paintings showing at the exhibition were tracked down by art historian Vivien Johnson, who has been researching Papunya Tula for 30...» Read More

2007 Warakurna Artists - Annual Christmas Special and Sale

2007 Warakurna Artists - Annual Christmas Special and Sale

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.12.07

Warakurna Artists Aboriginal Corporation 2007 Annual Christmas Special and Sale $40 - $200 plus postage Available online from the 1st December...» Read More

UTOPIA ART

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 03.12.07

UTOPIA ART- Exhibition in Melbourne, Hawthorn, Camberwell Road, Brits Art & Promotion in Cooperation mit Mbantua Gallery Alice Springs-...» Read More

Christmas Gift Show - 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 04.12.07

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Yapa Dreaming

Yapa Dreaming

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 05.12.07

Monday 3 December and Sunday 9 December Galerie Yapa, Morteza Esmaili The Yapa Gallery invites you to discover the painting of Australian central desert in the presence of the artists : Nancy Petyarre Margaret Lewis Napangardi Abie Loy Kemarre Galerie...» Read More

Tjukurrpa Arts Exhibition Fri 7th Dec

Tjukurrpa Arts Exhibition Fri 7th Dec

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.12.07

Just a gentle reminder that Tjukurrpa Arts is holding its final Exhibition for 2007 this Friday the 7th of Dec. at the Elwood Community Centre (located behind Elwood Beach House). Details below. Please feel free to drop by and view...» Read More

Sydney Morning Herald - Australian art from A to Z

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.12.07

An article in the Sydney Morning Herald about the Dictionary of Australian Artists Online. The project records the lives and works of some 7000 Australian artists, including a huge indigenous component, which when taken together offers a fascinating and dramatic...» Read More

UQ News - Vote for prize to win Aboriginal Art Book

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.12.07

Vote for the people's choice award at Australia's first self portrait prize and win a copy of Sally Butler's Our Way: Contemporary Aboriginal Art from Lockhart River....» Read More

NT News - Centre Aboriginal art draws buyers

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.12.07

An article in the news about the recent Papunya Tula sale, with some interesting quotes from Tim Klingender from Sotheby's Australia. Mr Klingender said the Aboriginal art market was at an all-time high. Sotheby's cleared 88 per cent of indigenous...» Read More

ABC News - Exhibition paints story of Papunya

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.12.07

An article about the November 2007 exhibition at the National Museum of Australia featuring western desert Aboriginal artworks from the Papunya art movement. These artworks are commonly referred to as dot paintings. During the 1970s and early 1980s artists in...» Read More

Richard’s art has a message of joy on such a special day

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.12.07

POPE Benedict XVI’s first visit to Australia will include a private viewing of Richard Campbell’s artwork. Richard, an Aboriginal artist from the Gumbaingirr/Dunghutti people, has been handpicked to have his work on display in Sydney for World Youth Day in...» Read More

Indigenous Australian Art In NZ

Indigenous Australian Art In NZ

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.12.07

Paintings from remote communities: Indigenous Australian art from the Laverty Collection, Sydney 15 December 2007 - 24 February 2008 The most expansive exhibition of Indigenous Australian paintings ever seen in Aotearoa New Zealand opens at the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery on...» Read More

Why do we go to exhibtion openings?

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 09.12.07

A very interesting post by Edwina Circuitt from Warakurna Artists Aboriginal Corporation about how they choose galleries to work with. From the entry: In my opinion there are really only about a dozen ethical galleries to choose from. The galleries...» Read More

The Australian - A movable cultural centre

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 10.12.07

An article in the Australian about the potential development of a large collection of Australian Aboriginal Art in Perth, and into the digitisation of Aboriginal Art. Quoted from the article: John Stanton, the director of the Berndt Museum of Anthropology,...» Read More

Utopia: the Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Utopia: the Genius of Emily Kame Kngwarreye

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 12.12.07

National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan, 26 February, 2008 An Australian Aboriginal artist, Emily Kame Kngwarreye (1910-96) created Compellingly free-spirited and innovative art outside of any Western tradition. This event marks the first full-fledged examination of this world-renowned artist....» Read More

Flying colours of Arnhem Land

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 12.12.07

The Australian Caroline Baum October 15, 2007 An article in the Australian about Helen Read and Didgeri Air Tours. Quoted from article: Thirteen years ago, Helen Read conceived Didgeri Air Art Tours as a way of introducing travellers to indigenous...» Read More

The Australian - Hot artists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 12.12.07

2007 has been a boom year for spending by Australian collectors, writes Antony Davies December 12, 2007 An article in The Australian about the 2007 art boom....» Read More

UVa names ex-curator 1st provost of the arts

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 13.12.07

Elizabeth Hutton Turner, an American art expert, will work to integrate the arts across the university’s curricula, officials announced Tuesday. Turner spent nearly 18 years at the Phillips Collection. Turner will have oversight of the University Art Museum and the...» Read More

Peter Coster looks back on 2007

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.12.07

Peter Coster from the Herald Sun looks at the Australian auction results in 2007. He talks about distributions to the artist and highlights works by Rover Thomas, Emily Kngwarreye and Clifford Possum. Quoted from the article: Climbing the steps to...» Read More

Capability Statements from service providers

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.12.07

The Association of Northern, Kimberley and Arnhem Aboriginal Artists (ANKAAA) is seeking capability statements/CVs from suitably qualified individuals and organisations that are interested in delivering a range of arts and business training and development activities to artists and arts workers...» Read More

Aboriginal Art + Modern Architecture

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.12.07

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dafna Zilafro, Dafna@spfa.com P: 310.558.0902 AUSTRALIA CONTEMPORARY Aboriginal Art + Modern Architecture Opening Reception – January 18, 7PM -11 PM Exhibit Remains Open Throughout January JANUARY 2008, Culver City, CA - This January, MODAA Gallery at...» Read More

Wanted: Fine Art Taste Makers

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.12.07

Contact: Joel Newman FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel: 310-282-7257 Mobile: 310-926-7532 Email: joel.newman@austrade.gov.au WANTED: FINE ART TASTE MAKERS Delegation being assembled for “Journey of a Lifetime” in the Australian Outback The Australian Government is recruiting seven American delegates for a 14...» Read More

Aboriginal Arts Collectors Tour

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.12.07

Austrade Aboriginal Arts Collectors Tour Media Release 7 delegates over 14 days will take 8 charter flights visiting more than 23 remote art centres getting unparalleled access and attention from the industry’s leading figures Join Us Come join us for...» Read More

Australia's richest indigenous art prize

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.12.07

The Australian Seasonal present for arts sector Victoria Laurie | December 13, 2007 AUSTRALIA'S richest indigenous art prize will be part of a bumper Christmas present for Western Australia's cultural sector - a sudden $70 million arts announcement to be...» Read More

Indigenous Australian Art Commercial Code of Conduct

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.12.07

NAVA is working with Desart and ANKAAA to develop the Indigenous Australian Art Commercial Code of Conduct. The Code covers best practice conduct for the art production and sales relationships between artists, agents, sales intermediaries and buyers. The Code will...» Read More

The canvas economy

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.12.07

The Adelaide Advertiser Tim Lloyd August 31, 2007 Article in the Adelaide Advertiser about rising art auction prices Quoted from article: The Aboriginal art market has been dominated by Clifford Possum, who sold a single work for $2.4 million, and...» Read More

Sydney Morning Herald - Shields and swords set cracking pace at Sotheby's auction

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 15.12.07

Peter Fish December 15, 2007 Article in the Sydney Morning Herald about the Sotheby's November 25 auction. Quoted from the article: If Tim Klingender was gnashing his teeth about a few unsold lots in Sotheby's recent Aboriginal and Oceanic Art...» Read More

Paintings From Remote Communities: Indigenous Australian Art from the Laverty Collection, Sydney

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 16.12.07

An extensive collection of Indigenous Australian art has been built over many years by Dr Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, through longstanding relationships with artists and advisers across several remote communities and with city gallerists. Today it is recognised as one...» Read More

art at the heart - The Journey Begins

art at the heart - The Journey Begins

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 19.12.07

In October 2008, delegates will be streaming in to Alice Springs from around Australia and the world for the 6th Regional Arts Australia (RAA) conference art at the heart. The previous conference, held in Mackay, Queensland in October 2006, attracted...» Read More

Sydney Morning Herald - Emily Kame Kngwarreye - Summer Awelye 2

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 20.12.07

Sydney Morning Herald Stroke of genius as unseen Emilys go on display Louise Schwartzkoff December 20, 2007 Quoted from the article: For 15 years, the Holt family kept a million-dollar painting by one of Australia's most successful Aboriginal artists rolled...» Read More

An ageless quest for the sublime

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 25.12.07

The Australian An ageless quest for the sublime John Armstrong December 24, 2007 Quoted from the article: Christmas has been a God-send to the artistic tradition of Western civilisation. That's not just because of the opportunity to produce vast nativity...» Read More

The Age - Art connections going beyond a cringe

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.12.07

The Age Art connections going beyond a cringe Robert Nelson December 26, 2007 An article from the Age about the achievements and exhibitions of 2007. it's good to reflect especially on the international shows that took us beyond what we...» Read More

Threats and Intimidation

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 27.12.07

A fascinating post from Thriving in the Desert about threats to the Warakurna Art Centre. Quoted from the post: I have faith in the artists, they have always stood strongly behind their enterprise. There is an extraordinary group of strong...» Read More

Forging a language of emotion

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 27.12.07

The Australian Forging a language of emotion Nicolas Rothwell December 27, 2007 Quoted from the article: A little more than a year ago, the style of Makinti Napanangka, queen of the Western Desert's Pintupi painters, began to change. The trademark...» Read More

Community winner recognised for outstanding work with Aboriginal communities

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.12.07

27/11/2007 Invaluable work with remote Aboriginal communities by Department of Industry and Resources Project Officer Tim Acker was recognised with a double win at last night’s 2007 Community Services Industry Awards. Mr Acker, who has been working with Aboriginal artists...» Read More

The cost of culture

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 28.12.07

The Age The cost of culture December 28, 2007 An article about the art world in 2007. Quoted from the article: The buying frenzy began to rev up in May when Emily Kame Kngwarreye's Earth's Creation (1995) became the first...» Read More

Are you getting what you paid for? Tips for buying Aboriginal Art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 29.12.07

A post in Thriving in the desert about tips before buying Aboriginal Art. This is a great read. Some of the suggestions include: Ask the gallery which Art Centres they support. Then check with the Art centre to confirm. Does...» Read More