Up in the heavens | Linocut
Artist | Brian Robinson was born in 1973 and grew up in the idyllic tropical surroundings of the Torres Strait Island. He is a multi-skilled contemporary artist whose practice includes printmaking, painting, sculpture, installation and design. In 2013, he was the winner of the Western Australian Indigenous Art Award.
Dance of the waagle (water snake) | Acrylic on paper
Artist | Shane Pickett was one of the foremost Nyoongar artists of his generation. Combining his deep knowledge and concern for Nyoongar culture with a confident and individual style of gestural abstraction, Pickett’s paintings resonated with a profound but subtle immediacy.
Bush Plum | Acrylic on paper
Artist | Gladdy Kemarre was born around 1950 at Mount Swan in her father’s country. Her artistic career began in the late 1970s as a member of the Utopia Women’s Batik Group. She was involved in the landmark exhibitions A Picture Story (1988) and A Summer Project (1989), which introduced the art of Utopia to the world. Gladdy has exhibited widely throughout Australia and Europe and her works are held in most state collections in Australia.
Founded as ‘Indigenart’ in 1993, Mossenson Galleries is regarded as one of Australia’s leading commercial galleries specialising in high-quality Indigenous artworks. Mossenson Galleries has become recognised as a trailblazing epicentre for the emerging Indigenous art movement. Mossenson Galleries’ innovation and trend-setting has been acknowledged by public institutions, including the National Gallery of Australia, the National Museum of Australia, the National Gallery of Victoria, the Art Gallery of South Australia, and the Art Gallery of Western Australia. Artists from Mossenson Galleries have been included in major institutional exhibitions such as Culture Warriors: The National Triennial of
Indigenous Art (National Gallery of Australia), South By South West (Art Gallery of Western Australia) and Crossing Country (Art Gallery of New South Wales).
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Betty Bundamurra and Mary Punchi Clement, November 25-December 19
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