Indigenous Art

 (3350 works)

  • Women's Dreaming at Marrapinti
    Title
    Women's Dreaming at Marrapinti
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Walangkura Napanangka Pintupi
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2005.191
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Shaun and Alison Dennison, Governors, 2005
  • Yimiri
    Title
    Yimiri
    Production date
    2009
    Artist/Maker
    Muntararr Rosie Williams Manyjilyjarra; Yikartu Bumba Manyjilyjarra
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2011.271
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Jilamara
    Title
    Jilamara
    Production date
    1992
    Artist/Maker
    Kitty Kantilla Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    O.47-1992
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1992
  • Fish and dillybags
    Title
    Fish and dillybags
    Production date
    1985
    Artist/Maker
    Jack Kalakala Rembarrnga
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    2002.242
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Shell Australia Limited, Honorary Life Benefactor, 2002
  • Preparing for ceremony
    Title
    Preparing for ceremony
    Production date
    1988
    Artist/Maker
    Djambu Barra Barra Wagilak
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    O.132-1990
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1990
  • Piti (Carrying bowl)
    Title
    Piti (Carrying bowl)
    Production date
    (19th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Pitjantjatjara
    Medium
    wood
    Accession number
    O.35-1987
    Credit Line
    Presented by Mrs Elizabeth Winifred Morris, 1987
  • Gulach, spike rush and goannas
    Title
    Gulach, spike rush and goannas
    Production date
    1989
    Artist/Maker
    Terry Ngamandara Wilson Gun-nartpa
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    O.149-1990
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Alcoa of Australia Limited, Governor, 1990
  • Bima
    Title
    Bima
    Production date
    2000
    Artist/Maker
    Maryanne Mungatopi Tiwi
    Medium
    etching
    Accession number
    2006.231
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Gabriella Roy, Governor, 2006
  • Lorrkon ceremony
    Title
    Lorrkon ceremony
    Production date
    (c. 1978)
    Artist/Maker
    Mick Kubarrkku Kuninjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    O.15-1990
    Credit Line
    Gift of Jacqueline Healy in memory of Christopher M. Taylor, 1990
  • 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
  • Big Pintupi Dreaming ceremony
    Title
    Big Pintupi Dreaming ceremony
    Production date
    1972
    Artist/Maker
    Anatjari Tjakamarra Ngaatjatjarra; Pintupi
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on composition board
    Accession number
    O.51-1987
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of North Broken Hill Pty Ltd, Fellow, 1987
  • Gulmari shield
    Title
    Gulmari shield
    Production date
    (19th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Queensland Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments and natural pigments on hardwood
    Accession number
    2011.156
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Raiki wara
    Title
    Raiki wara
    Production date
    1989
    Artist/Maker
    Tjariya (Nungalka) Stanley Pitjantjatjara
    Medium
    batik on silk
    Accession number
    CT439-1994
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Waltons Limited, Fellow, 1994
  • 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.58-1994
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Alcoa of Australia Limited, Governor, 1994
  • Eagle story
    Title
    Eagle story
    Production date
    2003
    Artist/Maker
    Kantjupayi Benson Ngaanyatjarra
    Medium
    wool, wire, human hair, raffia, gauze, found objects, tjanpi (spinifex), minarri (Woollybutt) (Eucalyptus sp.), wangurmu (Woollybutt) (Eucalyptus sp.), kurtanu (grass)
    Accession number
    2003.668.a-c
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Indigenous Art, 2003
  • Wayarra spirit
    Title
    Wayarra spirit
    Production date
    1981
    Artist/Maker
    Wally Mandarrk Dangbon; Dalabon
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    1995.720
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 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
  • Lifebearer
    Title
    Lifebearer
    Production date
    2005
    Artist/Maker
    Julie Gough Tasmanian Aboriginal
    Medium
    pumice, brass wire, driftwood
    Accession number
    2005.396.a-c
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Indigenous Art, 2005
  • Rainforest shield
    Title
    Rainforest shield
    Production date
    (c. 1900)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Queensland Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments and natural pigments on wood
    Accession number
    2011.147
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Yinkiti
    Title
    Yinkiti
    Production date
    1992
    Artist/Maker
    Kitty Kantilla Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    O.94-1992
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1992