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Australian Indigenous Art Triennial:
Culture Warriors

September 8 through December 6, 2009

Australian Indigenous Art Triennial: Culture Warriors showcases the works of artists from each state and territory in Australia that represent a diverse range of contemporary Indigenous art. This traveling exhibition is organized by the National Gallery of Australia.

Proudly supported by principle sponsor BHP Billiton, airline sponsor Qantas, and Australian Government sponsors the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the Visual Arts and Craft Strategy/Visions of Australia/Contemporary Touring Initiative, the Australian Council, the Queensland Government, the Northern Territory Government, the Government of Western Australia's Department of Culture, and the Arts and Arts Victoria.


(Top left) Maringka Baker (Pitjantjatjara peoples), Anmangunga, 2006.
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas.
Gift of the South Australian Government to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Art Gallery of South Australia 2006. Courtesy of Art Gallery of South Australia. © Maringka Baker.

(Top right) Anniebell Marrngamarrnga (Kuninjku peoples),
Yawkyawk Mother and Babies, 2006.
Natural earth pigments dyed on woven pandanus (Pandanus spiralis).
Purchased 2007. National Gallery of Australia.
© Anniebell Marrngamarrnga.
Courtesy Maningrida Arts & Culture.

(Right) Turbo Brown (Latje Latje peoples), Sugar Gliders, 2006.
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas.
Courtesy of Indigenart, the Mossenson Galleries.
© Trevor "Turbo" Brown.

Turbo Brown,Sugar Gliders