Haasts Bluff

THE LATE N. NAPURRULA

THE LATE N. NAPURRULA

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2013-11-28 16:18:29

“Papunya Tula Artists are sad to announce the passing of N Napurrula on 11th November. As many would know, Napurrula was a dialysis patient for many years at the 'Purple House', the Western Desert Dialysis unit established in Kintore so...» Read More

 

THE COLOURS OF BENETTON GO ABORIGINAL

THE COLOURS OF BENETTON GO ABORIGINAL

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2013-08-27 14:06:11

The Venice Biennale may have passed from the headlines, but it's still running. And, just as the Film Festival is poised to pack Venice out once again, Luciano Benetton, the billionaire clothing making, is adding more than a thousand works...» Read More

 

The Late Mrs Bennett

The Late Mrs Bennett

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2013-02-06 16:00:16

We reported that Mrs Bennett had passed away in January 2013 - near her ancestral rockhole at Punkilpirri, WA. That notice sparked great interest about her life and so we are delighted to bring you more on this National Treasure. Born...» Read More

 

Obituary: Farewell to Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa (Mrs Bennett)

Obituary: Farewell to Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa (Mrs Bennett)

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2013-01-30 17:23:58

One of the great characters of the Kintore region, Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa's (aka Mrs Bennett) paintings were executed with the same energy, cheer and enthusiasm that she exhibited in life. Painting and exhibiting since the mid-1990's, Mrs Bennett was instrumental in...» Read More

 

Western desert artist leaves behind record of women's ceremony

Western desert artist leaves behind record of women's ceremony

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2011-01-13 15:13:15

THE art world has been shaken by the death in early January of a ''visionary'' leader of the western desert art movement. Makinti Napanangka, thought to be in her 80s, took up painting in her 70s yet went on to...» Read More

 

Glen Iris features centre of art excellence

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2010-08-27 21:58:14

Ancient stories from Australia’s red centre told in contemporary tones will feature at a local gallery this week. In Desert Stories, distinctive Aboriginal art from the Northern Territory’s Ikuntji region, also known as Haasts Bluff, comes to Gallery Ranfurlie at Korowa...» Read More

 

JOHNNY WARANGKULA'S LATE WORKS IN SYDNEY

JOHNNY WARANGKULA'S LATE WORKS IN SYDNEY

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2010-05-07 14:37:14

Johnnny Warangkula Tjupurulla (1918 - 2001) was one of the outstanding artists in the Aboriginal art movement. Warangkula was born around 1925 at Mintjilpirri, south of Lake Mackay. Close by is his major dreaming site Tjilkari. His mother was of...» Read More

 

Desart Artists Camps

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2009-07-31 17:38:44

Desart has recently held artists’ camps at Ikuntji and Blackstone. At both camps artists met to talk about current events and issues facing Art Centres, artists and their families in this time of the Global Financial Crisis. Desart’s Executive Officer...» Read More

 

Linda Syddick Napaltjarri

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-11-14 00:00:00

Linda Syddick Napaltjarri paints the great Tingari narratives of her ancestral homelands near Lake Mackay in the Gibson Desert. Linda incorporates images of her Pintupi country and of the spirits of her late relatives as a way to remember them...» Read More

 

Linda Syddick Napaltjarri

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-11-11 06:03:54

Linda Syddick Napaltjarri paints the great Tingari narratives of her ancestral homelands near Lake Mackay in the Gibson Desert. Linda incorporates images of her Pintupi country and of the spirits of her late relatives as a way to remember them...» Read More

 

Fiona Omeenyo, A New Beginning and Ikuntji Fine Arts, Haasts Bluff, Yungkiya and Kulunypa

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-10-29 07:17:25

Exhibition: Fiona Omeenyo, A New Beginning and Ikuntji Fine Arts, Haasts Bluff, Yungkiya and Kulunypa An intuitive body of work by Lockhart River artist Fiona Omeenyo, and a vibrant group show from Ikuntji Fine Arts,...» Read More

 

Art Auction for Yolgnu Health

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2008-09-19 16:47:30

The Aboriginal Benefits Foundation's plans for a Healing Centre at Yirrkala in Arnhemland took a proud step forward last night when well over $300,000 was raised at an auction in the capable hands of Robert Bleakley, ex-boss of Sotheby's. The...» Read More

 

Ngoia Pollard NAPALTJARRI

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-09-02 02:24:49

Artist of the Month Septembre 2008 Ngoia Pollard NAPALTJARRI est une femme Warlpiri, née à Haasts Bluff aux environs de 1950. Elle s’est installé dans les années soixante à Papunya, là où est né le mouvement de l’art aborigène contemporain, puis...» Read More

 

Michael Nelson Jagamara exhibition shows totemic focus

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-08-19 14:01:44

The Courier Mail continues their focus on Aboriginal art with an article about Micharl Nelson Jagamara: The work of senior Warlpiri tribesman and artist Michael Nelson Jagamara divides art lovers. There are those who adore his bold, modern take on an...» Read More

 

Eileen Napaltjarri

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-06-20 00:00:00

Pintupi artist Eileen Napaltjarri is an esteemed second generation artist of the Papunya Western Desert movement. Born in the Haasts Bluff community in 1956, Eileen moved to the new community at Kintore in the early 1980s. Eileen began painting in...» Read More

 

Bill Whiskey Tjapaltjarri

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2007-08-31 00:00:00

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

 

Minnie Pwerle & Mitjili Napurrula

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2004-04-30 00:00:00

This exhibition featured major paintings by two of the most respected and most collectable of the senior desert artists, Minnie Pwerle and Mitjili Napurrula.Minnie Pwerle was born circa 1910 near the remote community of Utopia which is 270 kilometres north-east...» Read More