Indigenous Art

 (3350 works)

  • Shield
    Title
    Shield
    Production date
    (early 20th century-mid 20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Northern Territory / Western Australian Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments on beanwood (Erythina vespertilio), falcon feathers, natural binder
    Accession number
    2011.170
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Janyinki Jukurrpa
    Title
    Janyinki Jukurrpa
    Production date
    1986
    Artist/Maker
    Beryl Napangardi Robertson Warlpiri
    Medium
    batik on cotton
    Accession number
    2002.200
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Felicity Wright, Fellow, 2002
  • The story unfolds
    Title
    The story unfolds
    Production date
    1992
    Artist/Maker
    Richard Bell Jiman; Kooman; Kamilaroi; Gurang Gurang
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint and paper on canvas
    Accession number
    1995.4
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1995
  • Mina Mina Jukurrpa I
    Title
    Mina Mina Jukurrpa I
    Production date
    2003
    Artist/Maker
    Judy Napangardi Watson Warlpiri
    Medium
    colour etching
    Accession number
    2007.415.11
    Credit Line
    Gift of Dan and Dianne Mossenson, 2007
  • The healing garden, Wybalenna, Flinders Island, Tasmania
    Title
    The healing garden, Wybalenna, Flinders Island, Tasmania
    Production date
    2005; 2010 {printed}
    Artist/Maker
    Ricky Maynard Big River; Ben Lomond
    Medium
    gelatin silver photograph
    Accession number
    2012.197
    Credit Line
    Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2012
  • Dibirdibi country
    Title
    Dibirdibi country
    Production date
    2008
    Artist/Maker
    Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori Kaiadilt
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2010.72
    Credit Line
    Purchased, NGV Supporters of Indigenous Art, 2010
  • Kakodbebuldi
    Title
    Kakodbebuldi
    Production date
    1990
    Artist/Maker
    John Mawurndjul Kuninjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    O.133-1990
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1990
  • Kam
    Title
    Kam
    Production date
    1988
    Artist/Maker
    Emily Kam Kngwarray Anmatyerr
    Medium
    batik on silk
    Accession number
    CT379-1994
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of the H. J. Heinz II Charitable and Family Trust, Governor, 1994
  • Black gum 1
    Title
    Black gum 1
    Production date
    (2007)
    Artist/Maker
    Christian Bumbarra Thompson Bidjara
    Medium
    type C photograph
    Accession number
    2008.356
    Credit Line
    Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2008
  • Untitled
    Title
    Untitled
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Jean Baptiste Apuatimi Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments on canvas
    Accession number
    2009.377
    Credit Line
    Gift of an anonymous donor through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2009
  • Wagilag Sisters Story
    Title
    Wagilag Sisters Story
    Production date
    (c. 1960)
    Artist/Maker
    Dawidi Djulwarak Liyagalawumirr
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    2004.314
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Gabriella Roy, Governor, 2004
  • Snake Dreaming
    Title
    Snake Dreaming
    Production date
    1996
    Artist/Maker
    Kumanjayi Napanangka Pintupi
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    1997.77
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1997
  • Tingarri Dreaming at Wanaritjarra
    Title
    Tingarri Dreaming at Wanaritjarra
    Production date
    2009
    Artist/Maker
    Johnny Yungut Tjupurrula Pintupi
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2011.185
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Melbin 1901-1910
    Title
    Melbin 1901-1910
    Production date
    2001
    Artist/Maker
    Julie Dowling Badimaya
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint, earth pigments, metallic paint and glitter on canvas
    Accession number
    2001.538.1
    Credit Line
    Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of Rupert Myer, Governor, 2001
  • Ngalyod, the Rainbow Serpent at Dilebang
    Title
    Ngalyod, the Rainbow Serpent at Dilebang
    Production date
    (c. 1979)
    Artist/Maker
    John Mawurndjul Kuninjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    O.1-1980
    Credit Line
    Gift of the Premier's Department, 1980
  • The Invincibles
    Title
    The Invincibles
    Production date
    2004
    Artist/Maker
    Julie Dowling Badimaya
    Medium
    ochre, synthetic polymer paint and glitter on canvas
    Accession number
    2006.7
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2006
  • Warala Warala figures
    Title
    Warala Warala figures
    Production date
    2003
    Artist/Maker
    Philip Gudthaykudthay Liyagalawumirr
    Medium
    earth pigments on paperbark (Melaleuca sp.), Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.), nylon
    Accession number
    2004.40.a-l
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Indigenous Art, 2004
  • Imperial Leather
    Title
    Imperial Leather
    Production date
    1994
    Artist/Maker
    Julie Gough Tasmanian Aboriginal
    Medium
    wax and cotton rope and drawing pins on tie-dyed cotton on composition board
    Accession number
    1995.726.a-pp
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Gabrielle Pizzi, Member, 1995
  • If I was white
    Title
    If I was white
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Vernon Ah Kee Kuku Yalanji; Waanyi; Koko Berrin; Yidindji; Gugu Yimithirr
    Medium
    inkjet print on polystyrene board on polyvinyl chloride
    Accession number
    2003.29.a-dd
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 2003
  • Ngapa Kurnjuwu-rla Jukurrpa
    Title
    Ngapa Kurnjuwu-rla Jukurrpa
    Production date
    2003
    Artist/Maker
    Jorna Napurrurla Nelson Warlpiri
    Medium
    colour etching
    Accession number
    2007.415.3
    Credit Line
    Gift of Dan and Dianne Mossenson, 2007