Tiwi Figure

Tiwi Figure The vast majority of Aboriginal Sculpture comes from the Tiwi Islands. A Tiwi Figure can be very collectible. The Tiwi islands have had an ancient tradition of carving and painting burial posts called Tutuni. In the early 1960’s some of these skilled...

Tiwi Sculpture

Tiwi Sculpture The vast majority of Aboriginal Sculpture comes from the Tiwi Islands. Tiwi Sculpture can be very collectible. The Tiwi islands have had an ancient tradition of carving and painting burial posts called Tutuni. In the early 1960’s some of these skilled...

Tiwi Painting

Tiwi Painting on Bark Tiwi Painting is usually rendered in an abstract often geometric style. These styles look abstract but represent ancestral lines whose meaning is clear only to the Artist. Backgrounds covered in with lines, crosshatching or dots. Stripling is...

Alie Mungatopi

Alie Mungatopi : Tiwi Bark Painter Alie Miller Mungatopi was a well known Tiwi bark Painting artist. He is best known for his bark paintings of traditional skin designs.   The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if their Tiwi bark painting is...

Stanislaus Puruntatameri

Stanislaus Puruntatameri Tiwi Artist Stanislaus Puruntatameri was a well known Tiwi Sculpture and bark painting artist. His work is collectible but more commercial than earlier artists.   The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if a Tiwi sculpture...