Gallery Stockroom Highlights - August 2019

Gallery Stockroom Highlights - August 2019

Mitchell Fine Art Gallery Fortitude Valley Brisbane

Ngoia Pollard Napaltjarri painting
'Swamps at Nyrripi' A15538

Ngoia Pollard Napaltjarri
60 x 120cm acrylic on linen

Ngoia Pollard Napaltjarri was born in Haasts Bluff in the late 1940's. She grew up at Haasts Bluff and remembers when people rode on camels and when the women and young girls had to look after herds of goats

Ngoia paints her father’s country, which is a sacred Warlpiri territory. The oval shapes in her paintings are a representation of the swamps and lakes near Nyrripi (Talarada) north west of Mount Liebig where Ngoia lives. The dots represent the water drying up and the cracks in the ground forming. In 2006 was the winner of the prestigious 23rd Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award.

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$260 per month
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 Jeff Makin Art - Storms Over Stradbroke Island 
'Storms Over Stradbroke Island #4'

Jeff Makin
51 x 36cm oil on linen

Born in 1943 Jeff Makin is a full-time artist, art critic and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading landscape painters. Makin is best known for his paintings en plein air of the Australian and European landscape. Jeff's artwork has long explored the picturesque and the sublime in nature. Jeff is represented in all National, State and most Regional and corporate collections in Australia.

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$440 per month
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Nellie Nakamarra Marks paintings
'Travelling Women' MK17437

Nellie Nakamarra Marks
91 x 121cm acrylic on linen

Nellie Nakamarra Marks was taught to paint by many of the founders of the desert art movement. Born in Papunya and growing up in the Western Desert Nellie’s greatest artistic influences included Old Mick Namararri, Turkey Tolson Tjapaltjarri, Uta Uta Jungala and many others.

Her painting depict the ‘Travelling Women’ story, and shows her country at Kintore approx 530km west of Alice Springs in Central Australia. The painting was passed to Nellie by her mother, it shows the Warlpiri and Luritja women as they travel through their country looking for water. The circles represent the rock pools (Puli), the site of water. The iconography surrounding the rock pools are the sandhills (Tali) that the women must travel over to reach the water.

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$260 per month

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Nancy Kunoth Petyarre Aboriginal painting'Arnkerrthe (Mountain Devil Dreaming)' A14758

Nancy Kunoth Petyarre
56 x 82cm acrylic on linen

Nancy Kunoth Petyarre was born circa 1938 at Soakage Bore near Utopia in Central Australia. Nancy comes from a large family of artists and was the second eldest of the renowned Petyarre sisters. She was part of the original group of women to participate in batik workshops and her work in this is represented in the Robert Holmes a Court collection.

Nancy is noted for her linear style of painting depicting Mountain Devil Lizard (Arnkerrthe) Dreaming with flowing strokes and bright colours. Often surrounding these broad areas of colour are small dots creating the effect of the Thorny Devil lizard's skin that is the basis of this Dreaming.  

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$360 per month

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