Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Aboriginal and Oceanic Art at Sotheby's

On 28 May in Melbourne, Sotheby's Australia will present a double auction of fine Australian Aboriginal and Oceanic tribal art.  The first half of the presentation will showcase The Anthony and Beverly Knight Collection of Early Papunya Art - a stunning assemblage of twentieth-century Aboriginal painting - while the latter half will feature a more general array of beautiful traditional works from Australia and the Pacific.  

For more information, view the online catalogue.

Kaapa (Mbitjana) Tjampitjinpa, Corroboree and Body Decoration (1972)

Uta Uta Tjangala, Special Pintupi Travelling Ceremony (1972)

Barron River Native  -  Studios of Charles Henry Kerry and Henry King  -  Ca. 1886

Untitled  -  Artist unknown, ca. 1965

Information and images courtesy of Sotheby's

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