Mandel Aboriginal Art Gallery is delighted to announce to the Australian indigenous art community that we have acquired some brilliant new aboriginal artworks directly from artist Yondee Shane Hansen which will be displayed in our aboriginal art gallery in Melbourne. We are excited to share this platform with Yondee, with his series of aboriginal art Fire and Rain dreamings. Having spent much time on the phone with him, it is clear he is a proud indigenous man whose Read More
Top 10 famous Aboriginal women artists Australia from Mandel Aboriginal Art Gallery Melbourne
Christine Yukenbarri is the daughter of two of Balgo's most famous Australian artists, Helicopter Tjungurrayi and Lucy Yukenbarri. Born in 1977 at Balgo, Western Australia (previously Balgo Hills and Balgo Mission). Christine belongs to the Kukatja language group and to the Nakamarra skin Group. Currently she lives Read More
History of Australian Indigenous Art by Mandel Aboriginal Art Gallery
Australian indigenous art from an artistic point of view is regarded as the longest established semblance of art in the world. Some of the earliest format of Aboriginal art recognized were ground designs, rock carvings and body paintings. Some of these engravings are known to date back in excess of 60,000 years which were originally found on some of Read More
The significance of aboriginal art and symbols for the indigenous people is that for centuries they have utilized inventive drawings and markings to recount their stories and messages which is a vital ingredient within their culture.
Whilst indigenous art can be presented in various formations such as dots, cross hatching, maps of circles, spirals, lines and dashes which are recognized as being the traditional aboriginal art communication of the Western Desert people. However it is Read More
25 Fri November 2016
Women Ceremony is Walangkura‘s dreaming through her painting depicts stories of the country and specific sites of her traditional homeland closely associated with sacred women sites where ceremonies are held within Kintore area. Her pallet of deep sandy orange highlighted against more sombre white and yellow, tightly packed with an intensity of geometric line work represents the sand hills Read More
24 Thu November 2016
Top 10 reasons why to own an fabulous aboriginal painting this Christmas for yourself or Christmas present for a loved one. Indigenous art is unique and for someone who has everything it may be the perfect gift.
1. Unique, Original & Authentic
All paintings are Unique, Original & Authentic with no two pieces are alike.
2. Traditional or contemporary styles
Our varied catalog allows Read More
1. Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri
Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri is regarded as the most celebrated Australian indigenous artist and certainly from the Central Western desert area especially the country north of western McDonnell Ranges. Born in 1932 on Napperby Station, he initially worked as a stock-man on various cattle stations in and around this location to which he Read More
Gabriella Possum Nungurrayi is the eldest daughter of renowned artist Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, who was awarded Order of Australia in 2002. In 1985 Gabriella won the prestigious Alice Springs Art Award while still a student at Yirara College. In Australia, Gabriella is recognized as a culturally significant artist and her work has been exhibited in the U.S.A and throughout Europe including the Modern Art-Ancient Icon exhibition (1992) and Down Under (1993).
Some of these Read More