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Sotheby's Aboriginal Art Auction 14 March 2018

Margaret Ngwarraye Long, View of Country, Acrylic on Linen 91x76cm (available from Bay Gallery Home)

Margaret Ngwarraye Long, View of Country, Acrylic on Linen 91x76cm (available from Bay Gallery Home)

Next week we're off to the third Sotheby's Aboriginal art auction where they'll be offering artefacts and art from the 18th century to the present.  Master artists from central desert communities on sale including abstract expressionist Emily Kame Kngwarreye, most famous for her record breaking 'Earth's Creation', Janangoo Butcher Cherel, Warlimpirringa Tjapaltjarri and the Prince of Wales (Midpul).  

The auctions have had mixed results with some records being reached but works like those of Warlimpirringa Tjapaltjarri 'Tingari Cycle'[s] not meeting expectations.  Whereas Michael Nelson Jagamara’s iconic Five Stories, 1984, sold for £401,000 far above its estimate in September 2016.

Naturally the prices for these works far exceed what you would find at Bay Gallery Home. It's our desire to bring beautiful, quality Aboriginal artworks to the UK with prices accessible to the many not the few.

 

 

 

 

NEWS, Interior Design, My Country

10th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

Many generations at the 10th Darwin Aboriginal Fair – photography  © Copyright 2017 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair | 11-13 Aug 2017

Many generations at the 10th Darwin Aboriginal Fair – photography © Copyright 2017 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair | 11-13 Aug 2017

 

 

We are very proud to have our pioneering Aboriginal Interiors collection My Country included in the 10th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair.
 

Our wallpapers and tiles will be featured during the event, and are otherwise available for sale through our website.  

 

We look forward to hearing what Australia thinks of our UK produced Aboriginal wallpapers and tiles.  Our artists will also see them for the first time so it's an exciting period for us!

 

Money from the sale of each product goes directly to the artist and their community.