COMMUNITY VIII & NOW

COMMUNITY VIII & NOW

2018 will mark thirty years that Utopia Art Sydney has represented the Papunya Tula Artists and it's fitting that we close 2017 with a signature exhibition of this great community organisation. Over those years we have proudly staged some of the most important solo exhibitions of the leading artists of the community, presented their work… More
JOHNNY YUNGUT TJUPURRULA @ ReDot Gallery Singapore,  Nov 2 – Dec 8, 2017

JOHNNY YUNGUT TJUPURRULA @ ReDot Gallery Singapore, Nov 2 – Dec 8, 2017

"He was born north-east of the Kiwirrkura Community circa. 1930 at the soakage site of Tjangimanta, one of the most remote parts of the Australian outback. The works in this exhibition are a visual representation of the sacred soakages and waterholes of the Gibson Desert, including the western fringes of Wilkinkarra (Lake Mackay). These sites… More
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