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Papunya Tula Artists Community VII

28 November - 19 December 2015

In the early 1970s, one of the greatest art movements of the 20th century was born at Papunya, a small community roughly 240km northwest of Alice Springs, home to displaced Pintupi and Luritja people who had been forced off their traditional lands. Today, the movement continues as vibrant as ever.

At its best, this art is both deeply beautiful and deeply political. From those initial gem-like boards of the 1970s, to the recent "minimalist" fields of Pintupi masters such as George Tjungurrayi and Yukultji Napangati, great paintings move their audiences  - viscerally and mentally. They attest to...

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