Aboriginal Contemporary

Sydney, AU

About Aboriginal Contemporary

Bronte is the next beach on from iconic Bondi and home to Sydney's preeminent contemporary aboriginal art gallery. Owner/curator, Nichola Dare, regularly travels to remote desert communities and over many years has built unique relationships with art centres and artists. Because of this, Aboriginal Contemporary can not only source extraordinary contemporary art from the oldest living civilisation on earth but also provide full confidence in its provenance and the fair and ethical treatment of artists and communities.

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Kitty Malarvie
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Pigment
Milkwater is the title of this beautiful painting b Kitty. It depicts a significant site on her mothers country, Sturt Creek. The water of the Sturt Creek is naturally milky in appea...
Rachael Lionel
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Linen, Acrylic Paint
Rachael draws inspiration for her paintings from the stories and messages she receives through her dreams. This painting represents one of these dreams and tells a story of living wa...
Katrina Tjityi
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Acrylic Paint
This beautiful painting tells the story of the Honey Grevillea flower, which is a favourite bush food of the Anangu (people). The flowers can be picked and placed in a billycan of w...
Langaliki Lewis
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Acrylic Paint
Langaliki has painted this incredibly strong piece using rich shades of black and purple and softened with shades of pink and white. Her inspiration for this painting came from the d...
Langaliki Lewis
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Acrylic Paint
The dramatic summer storms have inspired Langaliki to paint this beautiful rich piece. Using deep shades of purple and black mixed with lighter shades she has created a very evocativ...
Makinti Minutjukur
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Acrylic Paint
The bright reds, and shades of orange mixed with black purple and white that Makinti has used to represent so beautifully the bush foods that she has painted. Many bush foods are sti...
Candy Nelson Nakamarra
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Acrylic Paint
Candy has painted designs that depict Water Dreaming at Kalipinypa a site northwest of Sandy Blight Junction, Western Australia.
Corinne Nampijinpa Ryan
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Acrylic Paint
This stunning black and white painting by Corinne depicts Sandhill and Bullock Dreaming. The sinuous lines from the upper right to the lower left represent the sandhills, and the si...
Nora Wompi
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Acrylic Paint
Nora's work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, In this piece Nora has painted the Country around her homelands of Kunawarritji, a place associated with Seven Sis...
Yurpiya Lionel
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Linen, Acrylic Paint
Yurpiya has painted Anumara, her family's country in Western Australia. Anumara is also the name for a kind of caterpillar and Anumara is the dreaming place for this caterpillar. Thi...
Marilyn Turner
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Acrylic Paint
This lovely little black and white painting by Marilyn is a very important women's Dreaming site far to the west of Yuendumu near Lake Mackay and the Western Australian border. All ...
Yurpiya Lionel
21st Century Abstract Abstract Paintings
Canvas, Acrylic Paint
Yurpiya's work has been exhibited both Nationally and Internationally. She has also been a finalist in the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards. This painting is...

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