Indigenous Art

 (3349 works)

  • Jilamara
    Title
    Jilamara
    Production date
    1997
    Artist/Maker
    Timothy Cook Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments and synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    1997.431
    Credit Line
    Gift of Christine Collingwood, 1997
  • Untitled
    Title
    Untitled
    Production date
    1991
    Artist/Maker
    Willie Gudabi Alawa
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on plywood
    Accession number
    O.142-1991
    Credit Line
    Gift of Anthony Knight and Willie Gudabi, 1991
  • Clifton Oakes
    Title
    Clifton Oakes
    Production date
    1996
    Artist/Maker
    Julie Dowling Badimaya
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint, red ochre and blood on canvas
    Accession number
    2007.413
    Credit Line
    Gift of Brigitte Braun, 2007
  • Karrkurritinytja (Lake MacDonald)
    Title
    Karrkurritinytja (Lake MacDonald)
    Production date
    1996
    Artist/Maker
    Narputta Nangala Pintupi; Pitjantjatjara
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2002.41
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by anonymous donors, 2002
  • Mt King - Emu Dreaming
    Title
    Mt King - Emu Dreaming
    Production date
    2004
    Artist/Maker
    Paddy Bedford Gija
    Medium
    earth pigments on composition board
    Accession number
    2004.631
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds from the Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2004
  • Mardayin at Kudjarnngal
    Title
    Mardayin at Kudjarnngal
    Production date
    2003
    Artist/Maker
    John Mawurndjul Kuninjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark
    Accession number
    2003.663
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Anita Castan, Governor, Nellie Castan, Governor, Judith and Leon Gorr, and Ricci Swart, 2003
  • Gurramatji, the Magpie Goose
    Title
    Gurramatji, the Magpie Goose
    Production date
    1965
    Artist/Maker
    Dick Ngulmarmar Ganalbingu
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    1995.224
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by the Michael and Mary Buxton Endowment, Governors, 1995
  • Awilyulu
    Title
    Awilyulu
    Production date
    2003
    Artist/Maker
    Tommy Watson Pitjantjatjara
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2003.675
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Susan and Michael Hamson, Fellow, and through the National Gallery Women's Association, Governor, 2003
  • Shield
    Title
    Shield
    Production date
    (1960s)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Northern Territory Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments on beanwood (Erythina vespertilio)
    Accession number
    2011.169
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Tunga
    Title
    Tunga
    Production date
    1993
    Artist/Maker
    Kitty Kantilla Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark, pandanus fibre, string
    Accession number
    O.32-1994
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of the Alcoa Foundation, Governor, 1994
  • Wangarra spirit
    Title
    Wangarra spirit
    Production date
    1991
    Artist/Maker
    Willie Jolpa Burarra
    Medium
    earth pigments, carved wood
    Accession number
    O.202-1991
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of The Shell Company of Australia Limited, Founder Benefactor, 1991
  • Sacred catfish and goanna
    Title
    Sacred catfish and goanna
    Production date
    (late 1970s)
    Artist/Maker
    David Malangi Djinang; Liyagalawumirr
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    O.16-1987
    Credit Line
    Enid Bowden Memorial Collection. Gift of Dr Ross Bowden, 1987
  • Initiation ritual
    Title
    Initiation ritual
    Production date
    1992
    Artist/Maker
    Willie Gudabi Alawa; Moima Willie Ngalakan
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2000.247
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Ian Darling, Governor, 2000
  • Untitled
    Title
    Untitled
    Production date
    1986
    Artist/Maker
    Beryl Napangardi Robertson Warlpiri
    Medium
    batik on cotton
    Accession number
    2003.344
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Felicity Wright, Fellow, 2003
  • Ngatijirri Jukurrpa (Budgerigar Dreaming)
    Title
    Ngatijirri Jukurrpa (Budgerigar Dreaming)
    Production date
    1986
    Artist/Maker
    Dick Japaljarri Raymond Warlpiri
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint and enamel paint on composition board
    Accession number
    O.16-1989
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of CRA Limited, Fellow, 1989
  • Untitled # 2
    Title
    Untitled # 2
    Production date
    2000
    Artist/Maker
    Kitty Kantilla Tiwi
    Medium
    etching
    Accession number
    2006.227
    Credit Line
    Presented through NGV Foundation by Gabriella Roy, Governor, 2006
  • Untitled (Ceremony)
    Title
    Untitled (Ceremony)
    Production date
    1900
    Artist/Maker
    William Barak Wurundjeri
    Medium
    earth pigments, watercolour and pencil on paper
    Accession number
    2002.31
    Credit Line
    The Warren Clark Bequest, 2001
  • Mimih spirit
    Title
    Mimih spirit
    Production date
    1990
    Artist/Maker
    Crusoe Kurddal Kuninjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    O.205-1991
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of The Shell Company of Australia Limited, Founder Benefactor, 1991
  • Nawaran and Mimih spirits
    Title
    Nawaran and Mimih spirits
    Production date
    1990
    Artist/Maker
    James Iyuna Kuninjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    O.87-1990
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1990
  • Dreamtime calling from Gondolaland
    Title
    Dreamtime calling from Gondolaland
    Production date
    1990
    Artist/Maker
    Trevor Nickolls Ngarrindjeri
    Medium
    synthetic polymer on canvas
    Accession number
    O.7-1991
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1991