Indigenous art

Key works

  • Emily Kam Kngwarray
Anmatyerr
Anwerlarr angerr (Big yam) 1996 


synthetic polymer paint on canvas
(a-d) 401.0 x 245.0 cm (overall)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased by the National Gallery Women's Association to mark the directorship of Dr Timothy Potts, 1998
1998.337.a-d


©Emily Kam Kngwarray/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

    Emily Kam Kngwarray
    Anmatyerr
    Anwerlarr angerr (Big yam) 1996
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    (a-d) 401.0 x 245.0 cm (overall)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased by the National Gallery Women's Association to mark the directorship of Dr Timothy Potts, 1998
    1998.337.a-d
    ©Emily Kam Kngwarray/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

  • Alec Mingelmanganu
Woonambal
Wanjina 1980 


earth pigments and natural binder on canvas
121.7 x 66.9 cm


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 2010
2010.358


© Alec Mingelmanganu/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

    Alec Mingelmanganu
    Woonambal
    Wanjina 1980
    earth pigments and natural binder on canvas
    121.7 x 66.9 cm
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Felton Bequest, 2010
    2010.358
    © Alec Mingelmanganu/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

  • William Barak
Wurundjeri
Group hunting animals (1890s) 


watercolour over pencil and charcoal on paper
(44.6 x 57.7 cm) (image and sheet)


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Michael and Traudl Moon, 1995
1995.44

    William Barak
    Wurundjeri
    Group hunting animals (1890s)
    watercolour over pencil and charcoal on paper
    (44.6 x 57.7 cm) (image and sheet)
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Gift of Michael and Traudl Moon, 1995
    1995.44

  • Wakartu Cory Surprise
Walmajarri
Waterhole at Warla 2010 


synthetic polymer paint on canvas
119.8 x 179.5 cm


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, NGV Supporters of Indigenous Art, 2010
2010.369


©Wakartu Cory Surprise/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

    Wakartu Cory Surprise
    Walmajarri
    Waterhole at Warla 2010
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    119.8 x 179.5 cm
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased, NGV Supporters of Indigenous Art, 2010
    2010.369
    ©Wakartu Cory Surprise/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

  • Kitty Kantilla
Tiwi
Jilamara 1992 


earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
67.6 x 41.2 cm


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1992
O.47-1992


 © Kitty Kantilla (Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu)/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

    Kitty Kantilla
    Tiwi
    Jilamara 1992
    earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
    67.6 x 41.2 cm
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased from Admission Funds, 1992
    O.47-1992
    © Kitty Kantilla (Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu)/Licensed by VISCOPY, Australia

  • Christopher Pease
Minang; Wardandi; Barlardung; Nyoongar
Wadatji Country, belief and disbelief 2002 


oil on canvas
170.2 x 281.0 cm


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Joanne Lagerburg and Stephen Swift, 2009
2009.36


© Christopher Pease, courtesy Michael Reid Gallery

    Christopher Pease
    Minang; Wardandi; Barlardung; Nyoongar
    Wadatji Country, belief and disbelief 2002
    oil on canvas
    170.2 x 281.0 cm
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Gift of Joanne Lagerburg and Stephen Swift, 2009
    2009.36
    © Christopher Pease, courtesy Michael Reid Gallery