Vale Kumantjayi Gibson Tjapaltjarri

Vale Kumantjayi Gibson Tjapaltjarri

It is with great sadness that Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd announce the passing of shareholder Kumantjayi (Morris) Gibson Tjapaltjarri on Saturday 7th October. Kumantjayi, eldest son of Yala Yala Gibbs Tjungurrayi and Ningura Napurrula, will always remain a much loved member of the Papunya Tula family. A loveable rogue, Hawthorn Football Club fanatic, dedicated… More
Pintupi Exhibition 2017

Pintupi Exhibition 2017

Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd are proud to present two stunning exhibitions of recent works from the Western Desert Pintupi communities of Kintore and Kiwirrkura. This year we look forward to adding to the excitement of the ‘Desert Mob’ weekend, with ‘Desert Mob’ kicking off proceedings at the Araluen Arts Centre on Thursday 7th September,… More
The Mysteries that Remain: Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri

The Mysteries that Remain: Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri

May 26 – August 27, 2017 The Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia One of Australia’s most acclaimed Indigenous artists, Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri was a founder of the Western Desert art movement. “The Mysteries that Remain” is the first museum survey of Namarari’s work, featuring paintings on canvas and board from 1971-1990.… More
TJUNGUNGUTJA

TJUNGUNGUTJA

1 July 2017 - 18 February 2018 In 1971 at the Government settlement of Papunya in the Northern Territory, a group of Aboriginal men began to paint depictions of their ceremonial lives onto scraps of discarded building materials. These paintings marked the beginnings of the Western Desert art movement and are now regarded as some… More
Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia

Marking the Infinite: Contemporary Women Artists from Aboriginal Australia

MAJOR EXHIBITION OF WOMEN ABORIGINAL ARTISTS LAUNCHES NORTH AMERICAN TOUR Five Distinguished Museums will Present Acclaimed Aboriginal Artists at the Vanguard of Contemporary Art MARCH 2016— Aboriginal Australian art might not be well known in the USA, but a new exhibition Marking the Infinite, is set to leave its mark on American audiences. Featuring seventy… More
Artist’s Hand: Collectors’ Eye The Angel Gift

Artist’s Hand: Collectors’ Eye The Angel Gift

Artist’s Hand: Collectors’ Eye The Angel Gift - NGV Australia, Level 3, 31 May 16 – Nov 16 Since 2002, David and Anita Angel have gifted to the NGV over 100 contemporary Indigenous works, which are displayed together for the first time in Artist’s Hand: Collectors’ Eye: The Angel Gift. The works by senior male… More
Papunya Tula Artists Annual Pintupi Exhibition Opens Nov 13th

Papunya Tula Artists Annual Pintupi Exhibition Opens Nov 13th

Papunya Tula Artists Annual Pintupi Exhibition Opens Nov 13th Papunya Tula Artists are thrilled to announce the return of their Annual Pintupi Exhibition. After resting the event in 2014 the blockbuster ‘end of year November show’ is set to return in 2015. This year’s show will again feature the very best of recent Men’s and… More
Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri Journeys to the USA

Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri Journeys to the USA

Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri and Matthew West Tjupurrula, recently returned from a ground breaking trip to the USA. Travelling to events in both New York City and Miami Florida. In New York City, Tjapaltjarri had his first solo exhibition in the United States, when MAPARNTJARRA opened at Salon 94, . The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal… More
No Boundaries: Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Abstract Painting – Pérez Art Museum Miami, Florida.

No Boundaries: Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Abstract Painting – Pérez Art Museum Miami, Florida.

A Major exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal Art, drawn from the collection of Miami based collectors, Debra and Dennis Scholl, is set to go on show at the Pérez Art Museum Miami, Florida. Sept. 17, 2015 – Jan. 3, 2016 No Boundaries: Aboriginal Australian Contemporary Abstract Painting brings to and American audience, significant works by acclaimed Aboriginal painters at the vanguard… More