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Australian Aboriginal Art Exhibited by Internationally Renowned Aboriginal Artists

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Posted By Marguerite R.

The beauty of art goes beyond time and space. It doesn't discriminate on race, age, gender, language or culture. This is very true with Australian Aboriginal art.The traditions of the Indigenous Australians are colourfully blended and interwoven into striking strokes to convey a rich culture. What makes Australian Aboriginal art very rewarding is how the Aboriginal people have shared their long artistic traditions with the non-Indigenous society. Aboriginal art is a creative revelation of their past, life, culture and tradition. The very distinctive mark of contemporary Aboriginal art is the presence of their traditional symbols, which use conventional designs that have cultural or religious significance or power.

The Butler Goode Gallery Exhibits Australian Aboriginal Artists

The indigenous behaviour, beliefs, rituals and life are all told in a story that only art can express. The Butler Goode Gallery believe in the importance and depth of this artistic expression, that's why they exhibit the enriching and captivating world of Aboriginal art in their gallery.They boast a diverse portfolio of artwork painted by up-and-coming and well-established artists. Here are some of the amazing artists featured in their gallery:

·Anna Petyarre
-Commenced painting in the early 1980s
-Included in various art collections in galleries and museums in Australia and other private and corporate collections in USA, Germany, Denmark, Poland and Italy
- Joined art exhibitions around Australia and in USA and France

·Barbara Weir
- Daughter of the late famous Aboriginal artist Minnie Pwerle
- Commenced painting in 1989
- Developed a sophisticated contemporary painting style
- Travelled to Indonesia to learn batik techniques
- Travelled to Europe to exhibit her artworks
- Included in various art collections in galleries and museums in Australia, The Netherlands
- Joined art exhibitions in Australia, Singapore, Korea, USA and countries in Europe

·Charlie Tjapangati
-Senior Papunya Tula artist; one of the leading Papunya Tula Pintupi artists whose artworks are sought by collectors worldwide

·Chris Wirriimbi Edwards
- Descendant of the Gumbaynggir people
- Developed a unique style of painting where he mixes sand from a sacred beach in Nambucca Heads with modern materials like acrylic paint
- His artwork is deeply spiritual
- His unique approach to depth and form has made him one of Australia's most sought after emerging Aboriginal artists

·Dorothy Napangardi
- Featured in exhibitions throughout Australia, USA and Europe, where she is regarded as one of the leading artists of the contemporary Aboriginal art movement
- Highly sought after by both collectors and curators worldwide
- Won the Best Painting in European Media in the 8th National Aboriginal Art Award in 1991 and other awards in various art exhibitions
- Featured at The Australian Council; the Linden Museum in Stuttgart, Germany; and Kelton Foundation in Santa Monica, USA

·Emily Kame Kngwarreye
- Her first solo exhibition of paintings on canvas was in 1990 at Coventry Gallery, Sydney
- Her pure talent with colour gave her instant recognition from art critics and collectors
- Awarded the Australian Artists Creative Fellowship by the Australian Federal Government
- Her paintings are permanently displayed in public galleries
- Showcased in many exhibitions worldwide

These artists and many others continue to bring forth "Dreamtime"-inspired Aboriginal art throughout Australia and into the world. Aboriginal art will never fade because The Butler Goode Gallery will ensure that well-established and emerging Aboriginal artists get to exhibit their work for collectors and art enthusiasts worldwide.

Comments (3)

By Brady M. on JUN 26 2017 @ 11:18AM

What a coiincidence. I'm planning on going to Australia this summer, I'll be sure to keep my eyes open for cool aboriginal art like this.

By Homer L. on JUN 26 2017 @ 7:14AM

Aren't aboriginees closeley related to Hawaiians?

By Ashley E. on JUN 25 2017 @ 5:07PM

Interesting how native people's art from different parts of the world show some of the same characteristics.

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