20% Off until End November

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 24.11.17

A collection of seven works by the original Papunya Tula Aboriginal artists is being offered at 15-20% discount until the end of November 2017 (when the works will be removed). These paintings are arguably the best on the market at present and most have accompanying photographs. By Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri we are offering two works, Initiation Ceremony and Old Man Possum. With each work we are offering the book, The Art of Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri by Vivien Johnson (2nd ed.) as a free gift (valued at $250). There's a wonderful work by Emily Kngwarreye, My Country, substantially discounted. One of the last paintings by Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula as he began his more contemporary phase is also among the group, Tingari. By artist Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri we have Men's Ceremony. There isn't a lot heard about this great artist, but (thankfully) a book on his art is being released soon (through Papunya Tula Artists). By Johnny Warrangkula Tjupurrula is Tjkarri, again with photographs, and it's a beautiful work. We are also offering Marsupial Mice Dreaming at 20% off, by Mick Namarari Japaltjarri. This is a fantastic opportunity to acquire one of the last works available by each of these artists with excellent provenance at vastly reduced prices. Offer available until 30 November 2017.» Read More

 

THE APY LANDS COME TO SYDNEY

THE APY LANDS COME TO SYDNEY

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 23.11.17

Exciting and slightly controversial news – artworks by artists from the ever-fruitful APY Lands in the north of South Australia will be sold directly to the Sydney public at a Darlinghurst gallery from next year. The news hit the ground...» Read More

 

Entries Open for 2018 NATSIAAs

Entries Open for 2018 NATSIAAs

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.11.17

Entries are open for the 2018 NATSIAAs, now awarding $80,000 in prizes including the prestigious Telstra Award (the most outstanding work in the exhibition, $50,000) and prizes in the following categories: Telstra Bark Painting Award $5000 Telstra General Painting Award...» Read More

 

The Late Mary Macha

The Late Mary Macha

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 02.11.17

Somehow, the AAD failed to report the death in March of a woman of great importance in the development of Aboriginal art – Mary Macha. She grew from a West Australian job in the State's Native Welfare Department to handling...» Read More

 

PAINTING COUNTRY

PAINTING COUNTRY

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 01.11.17

Most people know and happily accept that canvases by remote Aboriginal artists may look abstract but invariably involve a representation of parts of the Country that is so important to them....rockholes, food sources, ancestral Dreaming tracks, caves, saltpans, etc etc....» Read More

 

The Scholls Donate Half their Art

The Scholls Donate Half their Art

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 23.10.17

A massive 199 pieces of Aboriginal art are being donated from the Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection in Miami to three US museums. The lucky trio are the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York – recent beneficiary of Indigenous...» Read More

 

Death at Kintore

Death at Kintore

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 17.10.17

Papunya Tula Artists has announced the death of artist Kumantjayi (Morris) Gibson Tjapaltjarri on Saturday 7th October 2017 at the age of about 60. Kumantjayi was the eldest son of Pintupi painting royalty, Yala Yala Gibbs Tjungurrayi and Ningura Napurrula...» Read More

 

RETURN OF MUNGO MAN

RETURN OF MUNGO MAN

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 11.10.17

The bones of Mungo Man, discovered in 1974 and studied in Canberra ever since, will return at last to Lake Mungo in far western NSW on Friday 17th November. And the Aboriginal Advisory Group (AAG) to the Willandra Lakes World...» Read More

 

Current Exhibitions


Industry Corner: Exhibition

THE APY LANDS COME TO SYDNEY

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 23.11.17

Exciting and slightly controversial news – artworks by artists from the ever-fruitful APY Lands in the north of South Australia will be sold directly to the Sydney public at a Darlinghurst gallery from next year. The news hit the ground...» Read More

Industry Corner: Event

PAINTING COUNTRY

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 01.11.17

Most people know and happily accept that canvases by remote Aboriginal artists may look abstract but invariably involve a representation of parts of the Country that is so important to them....rockholes, food sources, ancestral Dreaming tracks, caves, saltpans, etc etc....» Read More

Events: Event

The Late Mary Macha

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 02.11.17

Somehow, the AAD failed to report the death in March of a woman of great importance in the development of Aboriginal art – Mary Macha. She grew from a West Australian job in the State's Native Welfare Department to handling...» Read More

Events: Event

Art for the Environment

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 14.06.17

The Environmental Defenders Office of the Northern Territory (EDO NT) is again holding an online Aboriginal art auction to raise funds for its important work (advising and acting for individuals, traditional owners, community groups and conservation groups seeking to protect...» Read More

 

 


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