Aboriginal Masters

After the recent success of the Sothebys London inaugural Aboriginal Art sale, Olsen Irwin, in association with Tim Klingender Fine Art, has curated an exhibition of Aboriginal Masters sprawled across the two galleries of Jersey Road.

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Soakage Bore – Ankerre Meme Intekwe    1990
Emily Kame Kngwarreye
Synthetic polymer paint on linen
121 x 91cm
$120,000

The buoyant result of the Sothebys auction, achieving over £1,040.000.00 (A$2,117,000.00) in sales from just 75 lots offered, achieving 91% by value, and 83% by lot, highlights a resurgence of intentional interest in Aboriginal art after the global financial crisis.

Olsen Irwin in association with Tim Klingender Fine Art is proud to assemble a collection of works by 26 Aboriginal artists of an international standard.15969

 

Wallaby and Bushfire Dreams
Ronnie Tjampitjinpa
Synthetic polymer paint on linen
85.5 x 85.5cm $12,000

Aboriginal Masters features works from the Northern Territory, Kimberley, Arnhem Land and Western Australia. The works display strong individual attachments to ‘country’ and Aboriginality. The exhibition features works of mixed medias from paper bark to canvas.   15947

Kurtal – South West of Balgo    1990
Susie Bootja-Bootja Napaltjarri
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
85 x 120cm $18,000

The exhibition runs until the 12th of July.

The exhibition catalog can be viewed here.

 

 

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