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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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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 […]

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Kudditji Kngwarreye – a tribute

Every now and then along comes an artist who expresses themself in a startling new artistic style. I am thinking of Kudditji Kngwarreye. Born c.1928, Kudditji was a younger brother of the famous Utopian artist Emily Kame Kngwarreye. Sadly Kudditji passed away on 23rd January 2017, while living at “Old Timers” on the outskirts of […]

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Aboriginal Art Symbols – what do they mean?

Traditionally Aboriginal people have no written language. Their culture is immensely rich, and they believe the world was created during the ‘dreamtime’, or time of creation. The preservation of their culture is imperative, and this is achieved in many ways- dance, song and via the use of symbols/ iconography. Traditionally symbolism of dreamtime events was […]

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Featured art centre: Papunya Tula Artists

Papunya Tula Artists was established in 1972. Their high standard of work continues to this day; rich in symbolism, and with a timeless aesthetic. The Papunya Tula Art Movement began in 1971 when a school teacher, Geoffrey Bardon, encouraged some of the men to paint a blank school wall. The murals sparked off tremendous interest […]