Indigenous Art

 (3350 works)

  • Untitled, fabric length
    Title
    Untitled, fabric length
    Production date
    2007
    Artist/Maker
    Lena Skinner Ngal Alyawarr
    Medium
    batik on silk
    Accession number
    2008.116
    Credit Line
    Purchased, NGV Supporters of Indigenous Art, 2008
  • Fishing story from the Djambarrpuyngu mortuary rites
    Title
    Fishing story from the Djambarrpuyngu mortuary rites
    Production date
    1968
    Artist/Maker
    Manuwa Djambarrpuyngu
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    O.40-1990
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of the Utah Foundation, Fellow, 1990
  • Ideas of Barak
    Title
    Ideas of Barak
    Production date
    2011
    Artist/Maker
    Vernon Ah Kee Kuku Yalanji; Waanyi; Koko Berrin; Yidindji; Gugu Yimithirr
    Medium
    charcoal on canvas, 5 channel colour video transferred to media player, 25 min 45 sec, sound
    Accession number
    2011.121.a-b
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Echidna
    Title
    Echidna
    Production date
    1999
    Artist/Maker
    Yvonne Koolmatrie Ngarrindjeri
    Medium
    sedge, echidna quills
    Accession number
    1999.286
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1999
  • Mimih spirits
    Title
    Mimih spirits
    Production date
    (c. 1945)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Kunwinjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    1995.503
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Rex Ball, Member, 1995
  • Wayarra
    Title
    Wayarra
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Loren Pennington Pitjantjatjara; Myrtle Pennington Pitjantjatjara
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2004.6
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Indigenous Art, 2004
  • Wallal
    Title
    Wallal
    Production date
    2003
    Artist/Maker
    Daisy Bullen Yulparija
    Medium
    syntehtic polymer paint on paper
    Accession number
    2004.19
    Credit Line
    Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of Catherine Allen and John Calvert-Jones, Members, 2004
  • Anwerlarr anganenty (Big yam Dreaming)
    Title
    Anwerlarr anganenty (Big yam Dreaming)
    Production date
    1995
    Artist/Maker
    Emily Kam Kngwarray Anmatyerr
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    1995.709
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Donald and Janet Holt and family, Governors, 1995
  • Old man's Dreaming at Mitukatjirri
    Title
    Old man's Dreaming at Mitukatjirri
    Production date
    1972
    Artist/Maker
    Charlie Wartuma Tjungurrayi Pintupi
    Medium
    gouache on composition board
    Accession number
    O.31-1988
    Credit Line
    Gift of Mrs Douglas Carnegie OAM, 1988
  • Ngak Ngak and the ruined city
    Title
    Ngak Ngak and the ruined city
    Production date
    2001
    Artist/Maker
    Ginger Riley Munduwalawala Mara
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2003.181
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation from the Bequest of Ginger Riley, Governor, 2003
  • Lorrkon (Hollow log)
    Title
    Lorrkon (Hollow log)
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Samuel Namunjdja Kuninjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus tetrodonta)
    Accession number
    2003.689
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation in memory of Axel Poignant by an anonymous donor, 2003
  • run and jump
    Title
    run and jump
    Production date
    2008
    Artist/Maker
    Clinton Nain Meriam Mir; Ku Ku
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint, bitumen varnish and enamel paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2008.571
    Credit Line
    Purchased, NGV Supporters of Indigenous Art, 2008
  • Salmon in the sea near Lalarr Gu-jirrapa
    Title
    Salmon in the sea near Lalarr Gu-jirrapa
    Production date
    1995
    Artist/Maker
    Willie Jolpa Burarra
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    1995.603
    Credit Line
    Gift of Ricci Swart, 1995
  • The Macassans return to Laumbuwuy
    Title
    The Macassans return to Laumbuwuy
    Production date
    1967
    Artist/Maker
    Mawalan Marika Rirratjingu
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    2005.257
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Gabriella Roy, Governor, 2005
  • Kurlilypurru
    Title
    Kurlilypurru
    Production date
    2009
    Artist/Maker
    Tommy Mitchell Ngaanyatjarra
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2011.244
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Gergargul - Red-bill's story
    Title
    Gergargul - Red-bill's story
    Production date
    1965
    Artist/Maker
    Goobalathaldin (Dick Roughsey) Lardil
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    2005.518
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Lisl Singer, Govenor, 2005
  • Emu Dreaming
    Title
    Emu Dreaming
    Production date
    1972
    Artist/Maker
    Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra Pintupi; Luritja
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on composition board
    Accession number
    O.22-1987
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1987
  • The coconut trees
    Title
    The coconut trees
    Production date
    1948
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark
    Accession number
    O.4-1956
    Credit Line
    Gift of the Commonwealth Government, 1956
  • Irrernte-arenye singing
    Title
    Irrernte-arenye singing
    Production date
    1997
    Artist/Maker
    Kathleen Wallace Arrernte
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on screenprinted silk
    Accession number
    1997.313
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1997
  • Wadatji Country, belief and disbelief
    Title
    Wadatji Country, belief and disbelief
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Christopher Pease Minang; Wardandi; Barlardung; Nyoongar
    Medium
    oil on canvas
    Accession number
    2009.36
    Credit Line
    Gift of Joanne Lagerburg and Stephen Swift, 2009