Michael Nelson

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Prodigy at Eighty - The Miracle of Emily

Prodigy at Eighty - The Miracle of Emily

Posted by Frannie Hopkirk | 2014-03-05 18:19:07

Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Diversity in the Desert. It has been said that her work “enabled the flowering of a whole new generation of Aboriginal artists”. My first experience of Emily was at Alice Springs airport about 20 years ago. Wandering...» Read More

 

Aboriginal Art at the 2012 Melbourne Art Fair

Aboriginal Art at the 2012 Melbourne Art Fair

Posted by Nicholas Forrest | 2012-08-12 11:20:31

The number of galleries exhibiting works of Aboriginal Art at the 2012 Melbourne art fair was disappointing. Those that did, however, experienced strong interest and good sales of work by a wide range of contemporary and more traditional artists. Melbourne...» Read More

 

New Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander art galleries

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2010-10-12 02:26:47

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have existed on the continent of Australia for tens of thousands of years. Their art and traditions are among the oldest and richest in human history. The designs, patterns and stories were taught to Indigenous...» Read More

 

Talk about a hullabaloo

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2010-05-24 23:36:35

Rumours have been swirling during the past fortnight that a private dealer, Chris Simon, has been attracting support from local artists for him to take over Papunya Tula Artists, based in Alice Springs. The institution, with its airconditioned headquarters in...» Read More

 

ARCHIBALD/WYNNE PRIZES GET A BIT INDIGENOUS

ARCHIBALD/WYNNE PRIZES GET A BIT INDIGENOUS

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 2009-03-06 08:59:21

The important annual Wynne Prize for landscape painting – handed out today at noon by the Art Gallery of New South Wales Trustees – is getting more and more indigenous. This year 7 of the 30 acceptances are by Aboriginal...» Read More

 

Rockholes and Claypans in Aboriginal Art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2009-02-12 12:26:02

Red Desert Gallery in Eumundi presents a prime medley of colourful art featuring "Rockholes and Claypans" with narrative from some of the most remote desert regions of Australia. A showcase of select artworks from both female and male central desert artists...» Read More

 

Harrison Galleries invites you and your friends to our first ever sale

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-11-14 01:25:22

Harrison Galleries invites you and your friends to our first ever sale. We have on offer a wide selection of Aboriginal works with some works starting from $300. Doors open at 10am this Saturday. We look forward to seeing you then....» Read More

 

Redrock Gallery's Aboriginal Art Exhibition - in Bejing

Redrock Gallery's Aboriginal Art Exhibition - in Bejing

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-11-10 17:06:33

It is Redrock Gallery’s 7th exhibition promoting Australian Aboriginal Art in China. From Mem Aziz, of Redrock gallery: 'More and more Chinese are learning About Australia’s indigenous culture and its significant history, though exhibitions and lectures on the topic...» 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

 

MICHAEL NELSON JAGAMARA: FROM THE STUDIO major survey to open at fireworks gallery

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-07-30 07:17:47

FROM THE STUDIO, a comprehensive survey exhibition of MNJ’s Brisbane studio based 1996-2008 practice will open on Tuesday 12 August and will continue to Saturday 27 September. Doug Hall, in the exhibition catalogue Foreword states: “Michael Nelson Jagamara’s most traditional paintings...» Read More

 

Aboriginal Art Auction

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-06-02 09:12:44

Engineers Without Borders together with Dreamtime Elements are holding an exhibition of Aboriginal Art at 1st Floor Customs House, Circular Quay June 4th to June 8th 11.00am to 7.00pm Daily. On Sunday 8th June 2008 we will be holding an auction...» Read More

 

Aboriginal Art Directory top search queries for April

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-05-29 01:00:11

The Aboriginal Art Directory has released its Top Aboriginal Art search queries for April. As always it makes for interesting...» Read More

 

Nangara recent acquisitions

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-03-15 23:47:08

Nangara have updated their recent acquisitions page. The acquisitions include: early works on board by famous artists Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula and Anatjarri Tjakamarra works by Minnie Pwerle works by Heather “Anjolu” Umbagai Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri's, Warlugurlong 1977, measuring 385 x 220cm Emily Kame Kngwarreye’s “last series”...» Read More

 

Wynne Prize 2008 Finalists

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2008-03-07 00:01:30

Andrew Bennett The casual farmer Zhong Chen Rainy day III Lucy Culliton Hartley landscape - cactus garden Joanne Currie Nalingu The river is calm Marc De Jong The middle of nowhere Graham Fransella Landscape figures Maria Gorton Ancient blue Julie Harris Joaquin’s landscape Stephen Hart Life is lethal Michael...» Read More

 

Arts aborigènes d'Australie

Arts aborigènes d'Australie

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2007-11-28 05:56:49

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 trois peintres...» 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 | 2007-11-26 01:34:02

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, Gloria Petyarre,...» Read More

 

International Herald Tribune - Michael Nelson Tjakamarra

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2007-08-28 05:11:02

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 Opera House, and other paintings...» Read More

 

Putting Aboriginal art on the global map

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2007-08-23 07:04:44

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

 

NT artist wins major prize

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2006-09-22 02:44:38

An article in the Courier Mail about Michael Nelson Jagamara, who just won the Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize. Quoted from the article: Michael Nelson Jagamara was in Alice Springs two days ago, trying to scrape together $4000 to buy a secondhand...» Read More

 

The Australian: NT artist wins major prize

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2006-09-14 07:05:12

Michael Nelson Jagamara has won the 2006 $20,000 Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize. The Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize began in 1990 with 31 artists invited to enter. This year 81 artists were invited with the competition judged by University of Queensland art...» Read More

 

Japingka Gallery exhibitions prior to 2003

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 2002-12-13 08:47:35

A list of exhibitions held by Japingka Gallery prior to 2003: Lorna Napurrula Fencer Generations - Utopia artists - click for preview Painters of the Kimberley & Western Desert Minnie Pwerle & Mary Mclean Little Gems Lajamanu Artists of the Tanami Michael Nelson Jagamara Sand Spinifex & Salt-...» Read More

 

Find out more about Michael Nelson at the Aboriginal Art Directory