Albert Namatjira was the first indigenous artist to paint and exhibit professionally in Western style. He painted his country and was both prodigious and successful, producing approximately two thousand pictures and founding a school of painting that continues today.

Albert Namatjira was the first indigenous artist to paint and exhibit professionally in Western style. He painted his country and was both prodigious and successful, producing approximately two thousand pictures and founding a school of painting that continues today.

Ghost Gum in West Macdonnell Ranges, Central Australia, Northern Territory - Albert Namatjira 1902 - 1959

Ghost Gum in West Macdonnell Ranges, Central Australia, Northern Territory - Albert Namatjira 1902 - 1959

Albert Namatjira Ghost gum, Glen Helen c.1945-49 watercolour over pencil on paper Private collection Melbourne

Albert Namatjira Ghost gum, Glen Helen c.1945-49 watercolour over pencil on paper Private collection Melbourne

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Stanley Chasm in West Macdonnell Ranges,  Central Australia, Northern Territory - Albert Namatjira 1902 - 1959 - Google Search

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NAMATJIRA , Albert |1902-1959. Ghost gum. Albert Namatjira is one of the pivotal figures of Australian Art. Through his watercolours of Central Australia, he found a way to repair some of the damage long endured by Aboriginal Australia.

NAMATJIRA , Albert |1902-1959. Ghost gum. Albert Namatjira is one of the pivotal figures of Australian Art. Through his watercolours of Central Australia, he found a way to repair some of the damage long endured by Aboriginal Australia.

Albert Namatjira Kwariitnama (Organ Pipes) c.1945-53 watercolour over pencil on paper Ngurratjuta/Pmara Ntjarra Aboriginal Corporation

Albert Namatjira Kwariitnama (Organ Pipes) c.1945-53 watercolour over pencil on paper Ngurratjuta/Pmara Ntjarra Aboriginal Corporation

Albert Namatjira, Artist, Alice Springs by Ern McQuillan | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Namatjira

Albert Namatjira, Artist, Alice Springs by Ern McQuillan | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Namatjira

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Albert Namatjira Mount Sonder, MacDonnell Ranges 1957-59 watercolour and pencil on paper National Gallery of Australia

Albert Namatjira Mount Sonder, MacDonnell Ranges 1957-59 watercolour and pencil on paper National Gallery of Australia

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