Gagosian NYC celebrates Western Desert Artists in new exhibition

Gagosian NYC celebrates Western Desert Artists in new exhibition

A new exhibition opening this weekend in New York at the prestigious Gagosian Gallery centres on the work of Western Desert artists. Works by acclaimed Papunya Tula painters Warlimpirrnga Tjapaltjarri, Yukultji Napangati, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Makinti Napanangka, Naata Nungurrayi, Willy Tjungurrayi and George Tjungurrayi are included in the exhibition at Madison Avenue's Gagosian, which is at… More
The New York Times: Yukultji Napangti

The New York Times: Yukultji Napangti

What to See in New York Art Galleries Right Now Yukultji Napangati Through March 2. Salon 94 Bowery, 243 Bowery, Manhattan; 212-979-0001, salon94.com. The Pintupi artist Yukultji Napangati lives and works in Western Australia’s Gibson Desert, and you can see it in her paintings. Each of the 10 untitled canvases in her first solo show… More
Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri biography by Alec O’Halloran

Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri biography by Alec O’Halloran

A biography of a Pintupi man, Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri (c1923-98),  who became an award-winning Papunya Tula artist. Namarari is a worthy choice as a biographical subject. He won the National Aboriginal Art Award (1991) and the Alice Prize (1994, co-winner), and was the inaugural recipient of the Commonwealth’s prestigious Red Ochre Award (1994) – the only… More
Tjunguṉutja: from having come together

Tjunguṉutja: from having come together

Award-winning exhibition Tjunguṉutja: from having come together comes to Central Australia; a return home for this significant collection of early Papunya paintings. 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… More
Yukultji Napangati, New York January 18, 2019–March 02, 2019

Yukultji Napangati, New York January 18, 2019–March 02, 2019

Ten years after New York University’s landmark exhibition Nganana Tjungurringanyi Tjukurrpa Nintintjakitja: We Are Here Sharing Our Dreaming, Salon 94 is pleased to present the first US solo exhibition of one of its featured artists, Yukultji Napangati. Celebrated in her native Australia as a leading figure of the contemporary Aboriginal painting movement, she has received… More
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

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