Saturday, February 27, 2010

Albert Namatjira - Ghost Gum Mount Sonder

Albert Namatjira (1902-1959) - Ghost Gum Mount Sonder
Australia 45c Stamp Issued 2002
National Gallery of Australia Canberra
Albert Namatjira was a popular artist during his life and this is one of his works that has found itself at the new indigenous gallery at the National Gallery of Australia,  Namatjira preceeded a large number of aboriginal artists who gained famed in the latter half of the 20th century.  His works were more westernised than the abstract aboriginal art which followed.

Link to: Other works by Namatjira.

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