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Reuben Pareroultja (1916-1986)

Reuben Pareroultja (1916-1986)

Albert Namatjira. Namatjira's richly detailed, Western art-influenced watercolours of the outback departed significantly from the abstract designs and symbols of traditional Aboriginal art, and inspired the Hermannsburg School of painting. He became a household name in Australia—indeed, reproductions of his works hung in many homes throughout the nation—and he was publicly regarded as a model Aborigine who had succeeded in mainstream society.

Albert Namatjira. Namatjira's richly detailed, Western art-influenced watercolours of the outback departed significantly from the abstract designs and symbols of traditional Aboriginal art, and inspired the Hermannsburg School of painting. He became a household name in Australia—indeed, reproductions of his works hung in many homes throughout the nation—and he was publicly regarded as a model Aborigine who had succeeded in mainstream society.

Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira. His watercolour of Australian outback landscapes were of the Hermannsburg School, a predominantly western style which departed from the highly symbolic style of traditional Aboriginal art. In 1957 he was the first Northern Territory Aboriginal to be freed from ward of the State status and the first Aboriginal to be granted Australian citizenship which entitled him to vote. He was the first named Aboriginal person to be honoured on an Australian postage…

Aboriginal artist Albert Namatjira. His watercolour of Australian outback landscapes were of the Hermannsburg School, a predominantly western style which departed from the highly symbolic style of traditional Aboriginal art. In 1957 he was the first Northern Territory Aboriginal to be freed from ward of the State status and the first Aboriginal to be granted Australian citizenship which entitled him to vote. He was the first named Aboriginal person to be honoured on an Australian postage…

Albert Namatjira - Ghost Gum c 1953  I remember we had this on our wall at school!

Albert Namatjira - Ghost Gum c 1953 I remember we had this on our wall at school!

Sir William Dargie (Australia 1912 – 2003) painted this portrait of Albert Namatjira, Australia's best known Aboriginal painter, and won the Archibald Prize with it in 1956.|

Sir William Dargie (Australia 1912 – 2003) painted this portrait of Albert Namatjira, Australia's best known Aboriginal painter, and won the Archibald Prize with it in 1956.|

A Hermannsburg Christmas  ReDot Fine Art Gallery is extremely honoured to be hosting our first ever show by the community art centre of Ngurratjuta Iltja Ntjarra, better known as Many Hands Arts, which has become famous for its production of sublime watercolours of the Australian outback in the style known as the “Hermannsburg School”.  This continues the tradition of the great Arrernte artist, and possibly the most famous 20th century Australian watercolourist, Albert Namatjira.    In a…

A Hermannsburg Christmas

A Hermannsburg Christmas ReDot Fine Art Gallery is extremely honoured to be hosting our first ever show by the community art centre of Ngurratjuta Iltja Ntjarra, better known as Many Hands Arts, which has become famous for its production of sublime watercolours of the Australian outback in the style known as the “Hermannsburg School”. This continues the tradition of the great Arrernte artist, and possibly the most famous 20th century Australian watercolourist, Albert Namatjira. In a…

Albert Namatjira (1902–1959), born Elea Namatjira, was a Western Aranda-speaking Aboriginal artist from the western MacDonnell Ranges in Australia. As one of the most prominent Aboriginal artist of the time, he was a pioneer of contemporary Indigenous Australian art.  His watercolour Australian outback desert landscapes were of the Hermannsburg School of Aboriginal art. With their richly detailed watercolour depictions, the predominantly western style.

Albert Namatjira (1902–1959), born Elea Namatjira, was a Western Aranda-speaking Aboriginal artist from the western MacDonnell Ranges in Australia. As one of the most prominent Aboriginal artist of the time, he was a pioneer of contemporary Indigenous Australian art. His watercolour Australian outback desert landscapes were of the Hermannsburg School of Aboriginal art. With their richly detailed watercolour depictions, the predominantly western style.

GLORIA PANNKA is a senior Western Arrarnta woman who lives in Thakaperte (Near Hamilton Downs). She is a second generation Hermannsburg School watercolour artist, as her father Claude Pannka was one of the original Hermannsburg School watercolour artists. Like his…

GLORIA PANNKA is a senior Western Arrarnta woman who lives in Thakaperte (Near Hamilton Downs). She is a second generation Hermannsburg School watercolour artist, as her father Claude Pannka was one of the original Hermannsburg School watercolour artists. Like his…

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