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Ningura Napurrula – one of our greatest artists

The next time you are passing through Paris (don’t we wish!), be sure to allow some time to visit the spectacular Musée du quai Branly*. There you will find the work of Ningura Napurrula adorning a ceiling within the museum (see image below). Ningura was one of only eight Australian Indigenous artists to be commissioned […]

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Bill Whiskey finds unexpected advocate- funny man actor Steve Martin

Actor Steve Martin just so happens to be a serious art collector. His collection includes an extensive and diverse array of early and modern artists, but to his great surprise he discovered something completely new and fresh in 2015; it was unlike anything he had ever seen. In 2015 he visited a show in New […]

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Featured artwork by Puuni Nungarrayi

This exquisite work is by emerging artist Puuni Brown Nungarrayi of Papunya Tjupi Arts. Puuni paints the place of her birth – Karinyarra, near Papunya. Her mother, prolific painter Isobel Gorey, was on a bush trip collecting bush onions, when she gave birth to Puuni (in 1979). Puuni’s painting tells a water dreaming story. Water […]

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Makinti Napanangka

Released from our personal collection, this exquisite work by the late Makinti Napanangka is now available for acquisition. Makinti’s wandering lines depict the swirling hair string skirts worn by women during ceremonies. Makinti’s contribution to indigenous art and culture was immense. She has been named as one of Australia’s 50 most collectable artists by the […]

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New arrivals May

We go to great lengths to source superb quality work. We carefully hand select all our artworks from a variety of remote art centres and reputable dealers. Here is an exquisite array of new arrivals. Some spectacular works here! Be sure to have a good look at Janelle Stockman’s piece – it’s a knock out. […]

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Minnie Pwerle’s Body Art

Minnie’s artwork reflects the oldest form of body art in the world. It is the body painting for the women’s ceremony – Awely. The women paint each other up using coloured ochre which has been ground up and mixed with animal fat. Using a flat stick they apply the ancient design to the chest, shoulders, […]

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The Story of the “Seven Sisters”

Few stories capture people’s imagination like that of the “Seven Sisters”. The Seven Sisters Story is told by aboriginal people all over Australia. The stories vary from area to area, but one common factor is that the Seven Sisters are always watchful or running away from the unwelcome advances of a male (Orion). In NSW […]

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New arrivals

We have some exquisite new arrivals to share! Too many gorgeous ones to post on our website – but here’s a selection! Please get in touch if you seek further information. Click here to view new artworks »  

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Tjanpi Desert Weavers – new arrivals

It was such a pleasure carefully hand selecting these beautiful baskets during our recent visit with Tjanpi Desert Weavers. These skilled weavers make baskets and various quirky ‘critters’ from a combination of native desert grasses, seeds and feathers, string and wool. Tjanpi artworks are unique, innovative and constantly evolving. Tjanpi Desert Weavers is an Indigenous […]

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Desert Mob 2017

We have just returned from the excitement Desert Mob. This annual celebration in Alice Springs is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in the wonder of Aboriginal art and culture. There are 3 main events of the festival – the exhibition (where the most special works are displayed), the symposium (talks and first hand accounts […]