Australian Sculpture

 (708 works)

  • Head of a sleeping baby
    Title
    Head of a sleeping baby
    Production date
    1950
    Artist/Maker
    Ola COHN
    Medium
    Icelandic mud
    Accession number
    86-6
    Credit Line
    Gift of Lina Bryans, 1969
  • Kooliman 1
    Title
    Kooliman 1
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Lorraine Connelly-Northey Waradgerie
    Medium
    wire
    Accession number
    2003.674.1
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and patrons of Indigenous Art, 2003
  • Baizam dhari (Shark headdress)
    Title
    Baizam dhari (Shark headdress)
    Production date
    2007
    Artist/Maker
    Ricardo Idagi Meriam Mir
    Medium
    turtle shell, pigments, sea shells, wire mesh, raffia, string, bamboo, feathers, candle nuts, seeds, teeth
    Accession number
    2010.99
    Credit Line
    Gift of Violet Sheno through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program, 2010
  • Shark
    Title
    Shark
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Jubilee Wolmby Wik-Ngathan
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2007.48
    Credit Line
    Gift of Andrew Barker, 2007
  • The cave
    Title
    The cave
    Production date
    1970; 1987 {cast}
    Artist/Maker
    Joseph BROWN
    Medium
    bronze
    Accession number
    2004.239.a-b
    Credit Line
    The Joseph Brown Collection. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE, Honorary Life Benefactor, 2004
  • Paradisus Terrestris Entitled
    Title
    Paradisus Terrestris Entitled
    Production date
    (1996)
    Artist/Maker
    Fiona HALL
    Medium
    aluminium and tin
    Accession number
    1997.299.a-o
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of the Rudy Komon Fund, Governor, 1997
  • Pelican bag
    Title
    Pelican bag
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Lorraine Connelly-Northey Waradgerie
    Medium
    wire, pelican feathers
    Accession number
    2003.674.7
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Indigenous Art, 2003
  • Black light globe #2
    Title
    Black light globe #2
    Production date
    (2003)
    Artist/Maker
    John MEADE
    Medium
    pigmented silicon rubber, transparent synthetic polymer resin, wood, rubber
    Accession number
    DC12.a-c-2003
    Credit Line
    Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of the Joan Clemenger Endowment, Governor, 2003
  • Mokuy figure
    Title
    Mokuy figure
    Production date
    (early 1960s)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Northern Territory Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2012.210
    Credit Line
    Purchased, NGV Supporters of Indigenous Art, 2012
  • Hairyman (long legged spirit)
    Title
    Hairyman (long legged spirit)
    Production date
    2005
    Artist/Maker
    Treahna HAMM Yorta Yorta
    Medium
    sedge, cotton thread
    Accession number
    2005.422
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2005
  • Lorrkon
    Title
    Lorrkon
    Production date
    2005
    Artist/Maker
    Dick Nadjolorro Kuninjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2007.59
    Credit Line
    Purchased, NGV Supporters and Patrons of Indigenous Art, 2007
  • Purrukuparli
    Title
    Purrukuparli
    Production date
    (late 1950s)
    Artist/Maker
    Mani Luki (Harry Carpenter Wommatakimmi) Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments on ironwood
    Accession number
    O.1-1970
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Mr Roderick Carnegie, 1970
  • Frontal approach
    Title
    Frontal approach
    Production date
    (1992-1993)
    Artist/Maker
    Howard TAYLOR
    Medium
    oil on plywood
    Accession number
    S5-1993
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1993
  • Red eagle
    Title
    Red eagle
    Production date
    (1991)
    Artist/Maker
    Curtis HORE
    Medium
    bronze
    Accession number
    DC13-1991
    Credit Line
    Margaret Stewart Endowment, 1991
  • Pea green boat
    Title
    Pea green boat
    Production date
    (1991)
    Artist/Maker
    Alison CLOUSTON
    Medium
    wood and metal
    Accession number
    DC11-1992
    Credit Line
    Margaret Stewart Endowment, 1992
  • The days aren't different enough no. 4
    Title
    The days aren't different enough no. 4
    Production date
    2009
    Artist/Maker
    Ricky SWALLOW
    Medium
    bronze
    Accession number
    2010.38
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Family Art Group Pty Ltd, 2010
  • Nijinsky
    Title
    Nijinsky
    Production date
    1973
    Artist/Maker
    John ROBINSON
    Medium
    bronze
    Accession number
    A5-1973
    Credit Line
    Gift of Kenneth Begg, 1973
  • Gonmorrijalke spirit
    Title
    Gonmorrijalke spirit
    Production date
    1991
    Artist/Maker
    Charlie Yirawalla Nakarra
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood, fibre
    Accession number
    O.199-1991
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of The Shell Company of Australia Limited, Founder Benefactor, 1991
  • Enclosed within skin – Poodle
    Title
    Enclosed within skin – Poodle
    Production date
    (1994)
    Artist/Maker
    Yvonne KENDALL
    Medium
    corrugated iron, soft toy, red lead paint, pencil
    Accession number
    DC2-1996
    Credit Line
    Margaret Stewart Endowment, 1996
  • Mussel bag
    Title
    Mussel bag
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Lorraine Connelly-Northey Waradgerie
    Medium
    tin, wire, mussel shells
    Accession number
    2003.674.6
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Indigenous Art, 2003