Indigenous Australian Art

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art collection at the National Gallery of Australia comprises over 7500 works and is the largest in the world.
See Australia from the Paris Rooftops - An indigenous Australian painting by Lena Nyadbi representing the shimmering scales of the barramundi fish is being transferred on to the 700 sq. m rooftop of the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris. The seven million people who every year ascend the nearby Eiffel Tower will be able to see the work, which was unveiled in early June. - See more at: http://culture360.org/news/see-australia-from-the-paris-rooftops/#sthash.eOvvjcW2.dpuf

See Australia from the Paris Rooftops - An indigenous Australian painting by Lena Nyadbi representing the shimmering scales of the barramundi fish is being transferred on to the 700 sq. m rooftop of the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris. The seven million people who every year ascend the nearby Eiffel Tower will be able to see the work, which was unveiled in early June. - See more at: http://culture360.org/news/see-australia-from-the-paris-rooftops/#sthash.eOvvjcW2.dpuf

Gunybi Ganambarr, 'Baraltja', 2009, natural earth pigments on bark, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2010

Gunybi Ganambarr, 'Baraltja', 2009, natural earth pigments on bark, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 2010

Alick Tipoti, 'Aralpaia Ar Zenikula', 1998, linocut, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 1999

Alick Tipoti, 'Aralpaia Ar Zenikula', 1998, linocut, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 1999

Dennis Nona, 'Awai Thithuiyil [Badu Island Story]', 2004, linocut, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2005, Courtesy of the artist and the Australian Art Print Network

Dennis Nona, 'Awai Thithuiyil [Badu Island Story]', 2004, linocut, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Gordon Darling Australasian Print Fund 2005, Courtesy of the artist and the Australian Art Print Network

Ken Thaiday Snr., 'Hammerhead shark mask', 1997, mixed media, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 1997

Ken Thaiday Snr., 'Hammerhead shark mask', 1997, mixed media, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, purchased 1997

Dennis Nona, Urban Art Projects, 'Ubirikubiri of the Awailau Kasa', 2007, bronze and pearlshell, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Gift of Janet and John Calvert-Jones, 2007  Australian Art Print Network

Dennis Nona, Urban Art Projects, 'Ubirikubiri of the Awailau Kasa', 2007, bronze and pearlshell, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Gift of Janet and John Calvert-Jones, 2007 Australian Art Print Network

Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, 'Nyinyilki', synthetic polymer paint on canvas, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased 2011  Courtesy the artist, Mornington Island Art, Queensland and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne

Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, 'Nyinyilki', synthetic polymer paint on canvas, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased 2011 Courtesy the artist, Mornington Island Art, Queensland and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne

Christian Thompson, 'Untitled #4 [yellow kangaroo paw]', 2008, photograph, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased 2009, Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi

Christian Thompson, 'Untitled #4 [yellow kangaroo paw]', 2008, photograph, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased 2009, Courtesy of the artist and Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi

Gloria Tamerr Petyarr, 'No title', c.1983, batik on silk, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1984

Gloria Tamerr Petyarr, 'No title', c.1983, batik on silk, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1984

Jean Baptiste Apuatimi, 'Yirrikamini', 2007, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased 2007  © Jean Baptiste Apuatimi

Jean Baptiste Apuatimi, 'Yirrikamini', 2007, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Purchased 2007 © Jean Baptiste Apuatimi

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