Australian Aboriginal and Contemporary Art Gallery
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We have had a lot of interest in our collection of older collectable bark paintings from Arnhem Land. These paintings in the Gannon House Gallery collection are from communities throughout Arnhem Land and date back to the early 1960’s. In contrast to the later development of the desert art movement, the first collections of bark […]
Yinarupa Nangala has become known and celebrated for her depictions of the Mukula rockhole site near Jupiter Well. This was an important ceremony site and a source of food and water. The details in her paintings relate to the land formations and the plants that grow in the area. The desert raisin, represented by the […]
Dorothy Napangardi (c.1950-2013) was a Warlpiri speaker from the area around the salt lake, Lake McKay near the Northern Territory / Western Australian border. She grew up hunting and collecting bush foods with her family in the traditional nomadic lifestyle led by many aboriginal people living in the area up until the late 1970’s. After […]
Dr David Malangi was born in 1927, the year after the Methodist Mission was established at Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land. His early years were spent in this area, where he received initiation into Manyarrngu culture from his parents and extended family. He began painting after World War II. David Malangi is probably best known for […]
Eddie Wentorf developed a love for bronze as a sculptural medium during his training in the late 70’s. Formal training in commercial design, and extensive foundry experience led him to open his own foundry. With his sons David and Robbie he produces a wide range of Australian animals in their family-run foundry in NSW, Australia. […]