Indigenous Art

 (3349 works)

  • Worgia - a ceremony
    Title
    Worgia - a ceremony
    Production date
    1983
    Artist/Maker
    Jarinyanu David Downs Wangkajunga; Walmajarri
    Medium
    earth pigments and natural binder on canvas
    Accession number
    O.157-1989
    Credit Line
    Purchased with the assistance of the Helen M. Schutt Trust, 1989
  • Untitled
    Title
    Untitled
    Production date
    1997
    Artist/Maker
    Kathleen Wallace Arrernte
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on screenprinted silk
    Accession number
    1997.312
    Credit Line
    Purchased, 1997
  • A bush tucker story
    Title
    A bush tucker story
    Production date
    1972
    Artist/Maker
    Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula Pintupi; Luritja
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on composition board
    Accession number
    O.48-1987
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of North Broken Hill Ltd, Fellow, 1987
  • Self-portrait
    Title
    Self-portrait
    Production date
    2002
    Artist/Maker
    Peggy Napangardi Jones Warumungu
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2003.168
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Aboriginal Art, 2003
  • Broad shield
    Title
    Broad shield
    Production date
    (early 19th century-mid 19th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown South Australian Aboriginal
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood, cane, pipeclay
    Accession number
    2011.122
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 2011
  • Kanaputa
    Title
    Kanaputa
    Production date
    2010
    Artist/Maker
    Kayi Kayi Nampitjinpa Pintupi; Marlene Nampitjinpa Pintupi; Yuyuya Nampitjinpa Pintupi; Josephine Nangala Pintupi; Mantua Nangala Pintupi; Yinarupa Nangala Pintupi; Payu Napaltjarri Pintupi; Takariya Napaltjarri Pintupi; Yakari Napaltjarri Pintupi; Florrie Watson Napangati Pintupi; Nanyuma Napangati Pintupi; Yalti Napangati Pintupi; Yukultji Napangati Pintupi; Jessica Napurrurla Pintupi; Josephine Napurrurla Pintupi; Kim Napurrurla Pintupi; Lisa Napurrurla Pintupi; Lorraine Napurrurla Pintupi; Ninguma Napurrurla Pintupi; Sylvia Napurrurla Pintupi; Mara Jurra Nungurrayi Pintupi; Naata Nungurrayi Pintupi
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2011.335
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated to the Kanaputa Appeal, 2011
  • 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
  • Warnayarra Jukurrpa (Rainbow Serpent Dreaming)
    Title
    Warnayarra Jukurrpa (Rainbow Serpent Dreaming)
    Production date
    1986
    Artist/Maker
    Juntiyi Japaljarri Warlpiri
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on composition board
    Accession number
    O.14-1989
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of CRA Limited, Fellow, 1989
  • Pamapardu Jukurrpa (Flying Ant Dreaming)
    Title
    Pamapardu Jukurrpa (Flying Ant Dreaming)
    Production date
    1986
    Artist/Maker
    Raelene Napurrurla Kennedy Warlpiri
    Medium
    batik on cotton
    Accession number
    2003.342
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Felicity Wright, Fellow, 2003
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Yarla Jukurrpa (Bush yam Dreaming)
    Title
    Yarla Jukurrpa (Bush yam Dreaming)
    Production date
    1986
    Artist/Maker
    Peggy Napurrula Poulson Warlpiri
    Medium
    batik on cotton
    Accession number
    2002.197
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Felicity Wright, Fellow, 2002
  • Turtle-shell mask
    Title
    Turtle-shell mask
    Production date
    1990
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Torres Strait Islander
    Medium
    colour screenprint on cotton
    Accession number
    1998.30
    Credit Line
    Presented by Far North Queensland Institute of TAFE, 1998
  • 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
  • 'Night Sky Journey' and 'Tracking Self'
    Title
    'Night Sky Journey' and 'Tracking Self'
    Production date
    2001
    Artist/Maker
    Julie Gough Tasmanian Aboriginal
    Medium
    fine grained basalt and kelp
    Accession number
    2002.113.a-xxx
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Gabrielle Pizzi, Governor, 2002
  • 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
  • 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
  • Yoyi
    Title
    Yoyi
    Production date
    1992
    Artist/Maker
    Kitty Kantilla Tiwi
    Medium
    earth pigments on bark
    Accession number
    O.54-1992
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1992
  • Group hunting animals
    Title
    Group hunting animals
    Production date
    (1890s)
    Artist/Maker
    William Barak Wurundjeri
    Medium
    watercolour over pencil and charcoal on paper
    Accession number
    1995.44
    Credit Line
    Gift of Michael and Traudl Moon, 1995