Indigenous Art

 (3350 works)

  • Night story
    Title
    Night story
    Production date
    1997
    Artist/Maker
    Ian Abdulla Ngarrindjeri
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    1998.285
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1998
  • Parrying shield
    Title
    Parrying shield
    Production date
    (1850s)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown New South Wales Aboriginal
    Medium
    wood
    Accession number
    2011.135
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Kandakidj (Antilopine kangaroo)
    Title
    Kandakidj (Antilopine kangaroo)
    Production date
    1987
    Artist/Maker
    Curly Bardkadubbu Kuninjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    O.141-1990
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Alcoa of Australia Limited, Governor, 1990
  • Parrying shield
    Title
    Parrying shield
    Production date
    (c. 1900)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown New South Wales / Victorian Aboriginal
    Medium
    wood
    Accession number
    2011.143
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Untitled
    Title
    Untitled
    Production date
    2008
    Artist/Maker
    Estelle Munkanome Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments on canvas
    Accession number
    2009.380
    Credit Line
    Gift of an anonymous donor through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2009
  • Old man's Dreaming on death or destiny
    Title
    Old man's Dreaming on death or destiny
    Production date
    1972
    Artist/Maker
    Mick Wallangkarri Tjakamarra Kukatja; Ngalia
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on composition board
    Accession number
    O.49-1987
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of North Broken Hill Ltd, Fellow, 1987
  • Untitled
    Title
    Untitled
    Production date
    1995
    Artist/Maker
    Delilah Freddy Puruntatameri Tiwi
    Medium
    etching
    Accession number
    1996.678
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1996
  • Mimih spirits and human reproduction III
    Title
    Mimih spirits and human reproduction III
    Production date
    1985
    Artist/Maker
    Wally Mandarrk Dangbon; Dalabon
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    O.136-1990
    Credit Line
    Purchased with the assistance of Geoff Todd, 1990
  • Gurramatji ceremony
    Title
    Gurramatji ceremony
    Production date
    1968
    Artist/Maker
    Dick Ngulmarmar Ganalbingu
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    O.43-1990
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of the Utah Foundation, Fellow, 1990
  • Ngaldadmurrng, saratoga
    Title
    Ngaldadmurrng, saratoga
    Production date
    1978-1979
    Artist/Maker
    John Mawurndjul Kuninjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    O.10-1990
    Credit Line
    Gift of Dr Jon Altman, 1990
  • Bushfire Dreaming at Warlukurlangu
    Title
    Bushfire Dreaming at Warlukurlangu
    Production date
    2001
    Artist/Maker
    Bobby West Tjupurrula Pintupi
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2001.575
    Credit Line
    Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of Ian and Dorothy Hicks, Fellows, 2001
  • Tunga
    Title
    Tunga
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Leon Puruntatameri Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.), fibre string
    Accession number
    2003.74
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Aboriginal Art, 2003
  • Yari country
    Title
    Yari country
    Production date
    1989
    Artist/Maker
    Rover Thomas Kukatja; Wangkajunga
    Medium
    earth pigments and natural binder on canvas
    Accession number
    O.7-1990
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Pacific Dunlop Limited, Fellow, 1990
  • Body paint: Awely
    Title
    Body paint: Awely
    Production date
    1993
    Artist/Maker
    Emily Kam Kngwarray Anmatyerr
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on paper
    Accession number
    O.56-1994
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Alcoa of Australia Limited, Governor, 1994
  • Echidna
    Title
    Echidna
    Production date
    1998
    Artist/Maker
    Lena Djamarayku Rembarrnga
    Medium
    natural fibres, wood, synthetic adhesive
    Accession number
    1998.342
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1998
  • Death in exile
    Title
    Death in exile
    Production date
    2005; 2010 {printed}
    Artist/Maker
    Ricky Maynard Big River; Ben Lomond
    Medium
    gelatin silver photograph
    Accession number
    2012.201
    Credit Line
    Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2012
  • Jilamara #2
    Title
    Jilamara #2
    Production date
    2000
    Artist/Maker
    Kitty Kantilla Tiwi
    Medium
    lithograph
    Accession number
    2006.230
    Credit Line
    Presented through NGV Foundation by Gabriella Roy, Governor, 2006
  • Yarumayi Jukurrpa (White ochre Dreaming)
    Title
    Yarumayi Jukurrpa (White ochre Dreaming)
    Production date
    1987
    Artist/Maker
    Jeannie Nungarrayi Egan Warlpiri
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    O.1-1988
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1987
  • Purrukuparli
    Title
    Purrukuparli
    Production date
    (late 1950s)
    Artist/Maker
    Mani Luki Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments on Ironwood (Casuarina sp.)
    Accession number
    O.1-1970
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Mr Roderick Carnegie, 1970