Ningura Napurrurla "Ngaminya (2006) #4
187 x 151 cms. Acrylics on Linen. Ningura Napurrula (born c.1938 – 2013)
was a Pintupi-speaking Indigenous Australian artist from the Western Desert, whose work was internationally acclaimed. Her works included a site-specific commission for the ceiling of the Musée du Quai Branly in Paris, as well as appearing on an Australian postage stamp.
COLLECTIONS: Napurrula's work is highly collectable and in 2007 and 2008 she was voted one of Australia's most collectable artists by Australian Art Collector Magazine. Her work is held by a number of significant galleries, including the:
Art Gallery of New South Wales, National Gallery of Australia, Musée du Quai Branly, Paris Artbank, Hank Ebes Collection, Melbourne Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Canberra Griffith University Art Collection, Brisbane, Kunst der Aborigines, Germany Moree Plains Gallery, Moree, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin The Henderson Family Collection, Sydney The Luczo Family Collection, USA Wagner Collection of Australian Art at the Hood Museum of Art, Charlottesville, VA, USA Sue and Ian Bernadt Collection, Perth, Luciano Benetton Collection, Venice Pat Corrigan Collection, Sydney Collection Edmund and Diana Hasche, Sydney