Antique Aboriginal Boomerang

Antique Aboriginal Boomerang The aboriginal boomerang has probably been around for at least 40,000 years. It is an iconic symbol associated with Australia. What most people do not realize is that many antique aboriginal boomerang don’t come back. Only a few of the...

Charlie Barramundi

Charlie Barramundi Early Oenpelli Bark paintings Charlie Barramundi was an early bark painter in the Oenpelli region. He only has a few known works because he died before bark painting became commercial.   The aim of this article is to assist readers in...

Irvala

Irvala : Picasso of Arnhem Land Irvala  is one of the most prolific and respected Aboriginal bark Painters. His works are unique because he does not stick to a particular regional style. Due to his travels, he had many regional influences. He manages to blend those...

Jack Wherra

Jack Wherra : Carved Boab Nuts Jack Wherra is one of the few recognized artists of the Kimberley in Western Australia to have carved boab nuts.   The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if their carved Boab nut is by Jack Wherra. It compares...

Otto Pareroultja

Otto Pareroultja : Aboriginal Impressionist Otto Pareroultja was an aboriginal artist who painted watercolors in a Hermannsburg style. He was a part of a new generation to follow Albert Namatjira as a watercolor landscape artist. Unlike Namatjira who was a realist,...