Sandhills, 2003

Artist: Dorothy Napangardi

Region: Central & Western Deserts

Medium/Type: Painting

Size: 30 x 30 cm
(Artwork can be rotated)

Catalogue Number: 7873DN

Price: Enquire

Dorothy often created smaller ‘esquisses’ as exploratory studies before commencing work on larger canvases. One of her themes is ‘sandhills’ and in this small work, she plays with a linear movement, transitioning her lines between ochre colours.

The movement on this small work is refined to a simplicity that takes your eyes from one side of the canvas to the other and back again, whether it is viewed in a vertical or a horizontal perspective.

There is an interesting chapter on Sandhills - A Study on Sandhills (from the publication Honouring and Remembering the Art and Life of Dorothy Napangardi).

Dorothy Napangardi

Regions: Central Desert, Western Desert

One of the leading artists of the contemporary Aboriginal art movement, Napangardi’s work is highly sought after by both collectors and curators worldwide. Her paintings and prints have been widely exhibited and are in all national collections within Australia and in major collections worldwide including most recently the MET, New York. Napangardi had the honour of being the 2nd indigenous artist to be given a solo survey exhibition at the MCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), Sydney that traced 11 years of her painting career in 1991.

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