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Aboriginal Art Blog

The Art of Minnie Pwerle

The Art of Minnie Pwerle

Posted by Mbantua Gallery on 2021 Jun 08th

The Art of Minnie PwerleMinnie Pwerle was an acclaimed Aboriginal artist born in Atnwengerrp of the Northern Territory’s Utopia region at some point in the early 1920s. Minnie had a total of seven s … read more

How Old Is Aboriginal Culture

Posted by Mbantua Gallery on 2021 Mar 22nd

How Old Is Aboriginal Culture? Although it is well acknowledged that Aboriginal culture is ancient, with historical evidence pointing to Aboriginal people arriving in Australia 50,000 years ago … read more

The Story Behind Aboriginal Body Art

Posted by Mbantua Gallery on 2021 Mar 08th

The Story Behind Aboriginal Body ArtAboriginal body art has long been used by different tribes around Australia to demonstrate a wide variety of diverse and important cultural rituals. Traditionally … read more
Meeting Artists, Rain and an Accident

Meeting Artists, Rain and an Accident

Posted by Tim Jennings on 2020 Dec 09th

Tim writes about his latest bush trip collecting art, the rain and the slippery roads. Enjoy the read and the photos!  On Monday just gone, I left Alice Springs for a trip to Utopia to visit our … read more
Enjoy a Bush Trip to Nungi!

Enjoy a Bush Trip to Nungi!

Posted by Tim Jennings on 2020 Oct 22nd

Back in late August I did a trip to Utopia, and among visiting other Outstations, I met up with Barbara Weir at Atnwengerrp (Nungi for short I am told)!!I usually pull up under a spindly old tree t … read more