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 Estate, courtesy Mary Macha

    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 Estate, courtesy Mary Macha

  • 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

  • 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
Kanaputa 2010 


synthetic polymer paint on canvas
149.2 x 182.7 cm


National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated to the Kanaputa Appeal, 2011
2011.335


© the artists, licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

    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
    Kanaputa 2010
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    149.2 x 182.7 cm
    National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
    Purchased with funds donated to the Kanaputa Appeal, 2011
    2011.335
    © the artists, licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

  • 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