Untitled, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
124 x 130 cm

Gallery Gondwana, Alice Springs
Private Collection, Queensland
Private Collection, Brisbane

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Dorothy Napangardi

(Warlpiri, circa 1950 – 2013)

Dorothy Napangardi is one of the most celebrated First Nations painters. She started painting in 1987, and in the early 2000s developed a style of white dot painting on black backgrounds that quickly brought her national fame. Her work is found in the most important museums in Australia, as well as institutions such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

Notable Collections

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
Queensland Museum, Brisbane
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia, US
Sol LeWitt Collection, Chester, US
Linden Museum, Stuttgart
Kaplan Levi Collection, Seattle

Notable Exhibitions

Sammlung Essl, Vienna, Dreamtime: The Light and the Dark, 2001
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia Sydney, Dancing Up Country: The Art of Dorothy Napangardi, 2002-03
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Ancestral Modern, 2012