Indigenous Art

 (3349 works)

  • 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
  • Mimih spirit
    Title
    Mimih spirit
    Production date
    1990
    Artist/Maker
    Crusoe Kurddal Kuninjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on wood
    Accession number
    O.206-1991
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of The Shell Company of Australia Limited, Founder Benefactor, 1991
  • Warala Warala figures
    Title
    Warala Warala figures
    Production date
    2003
    Artist/Maker
    Philip Gudthaykudthay Liyagalawumirr
    Medium
    earth pigments on paperbark (Melaleuca sp.), Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.), nylon
    Accession number
    2004.40.a-l
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Indigenous Art, 2004
  • Untitled
    Title
    Untitled
    Production date
    1990
    Artist/Maker
    Emily Kam Kngwarray Anmatyerr
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    O.123-1990
    Credit Line
    Felton Bequest, 1990
  • 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
  • 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
  • Shield
    Title
    Shield
    Production date
    (early 20th century)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown Western Australian Aboriginal
    Medium
    wood, earth pigments
    Accession number
    D38-1972
    Credit Line
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1972
  • 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
  • Dunbuhman (Sooty grunter/Black bream)
    Title
    Dunbuhman (Sooty grunter/Black bream)
    Production date
    (c. 1948)
    Artist/Maker
    Unknown (Western Arnhem Land) Kunwinjku
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    2004.250
    Credit Line
    The Joseph Brown Collection. Presented through the NGV Foundation by Dr Joseph Brown AO OBE, Honorary Life Benefactor, 2004
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Manharrngu mortuary rites
    Title
    Manharrngu mortuary rites
    Production date
    1966
    Artist/Maker
    David Malangi Djinang; Liyagalawumirr
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    Accession number
    O.55-1989
    Credit Line
    Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Esso Australia Ltd, Fellow, 1989
  • Macassan prau
    Title
    Macassan prau
    Production date
    (c. 1945)
    Artist/Maker
    Thomas Nanjiwarra Amagula Anadiliakwa
    Medium
    earth pigments on Stringybark
    Accession number
    1996.497
    Credit Line
    Presented through The Art Foundation of Victoria by Gabriella Roy, Member, 1996
  • Kalyjali
    Title
    Kalyjali
    Production date
    2003
    Artist/Maker
    Weaver Jack Yulparija
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Accession number
    2004.579
    Credit Line
    Purchased with funds donated by Supporters and Patrons of Indigenous Art, 2004
  • Goodbye white fella religion
    Title
    Goodbye white fella religion
    Production date
    1992
    Artist/Maker
    Julie Dowling Badimaya
    Medium
    synthetic polymer paint, earth pigments and blood on canvas
    Accession number
    2007.456
    Credit Line
    Purchased NGV Foundation, 2007
  • 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
  • New moon, full moon
    Title
    New moon, full moon
    Production date
    1997
    Artist/Maker
    Mick Kubarrkku Kuninjku
    Medium
    colour screenprint
    Accession number
    2006.225.4
    Credit Line
    Presented through the NGV Foundation by Leo George Christie OAM, Governor, 2006