… He was an Anmatyerre speaking man. All Rights Reserved. View upcoming auction estimates and receive personalized email alerts for the artists you follow. We work closely with the Aboriginal Artists Agency Limited (AAA), a non-profit company established to encourage positive outcomes for artists in copyright administration. Total Sold Value $7,588,966 35.25"h x 35.5"w ... Goanna Dreaming - Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri Ozbid Auctions. He is considered to be one of the most collected and renowned Aboriginal artists of all time and according to The Australian Indigenous Art Market is ranked fourth overall, only behind Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Rover Thomas and Albert Namitjira. Nov 04, 2020 - Nov 05, 2020, Sotheby's London Auction House: Sotheby’s Australia, Important Aboriginal Art, Melbourne, 24/07/2007, Lot No. In 1991 he was commissioned to produce two large paintings for the new Strehlow Research Foundation, Alice Springs. Fish and Honey Dreaming 1999 Synthetic polymer paint on canvas, signed, dated and inscribed verso: Clifford Possum/ fish + Honey Dreaming/ 1999, 204 x 232 cm . View Honey Ants Dreaming (1996) By ; acrylic on canvas; 37.25 x 37.25 in; Signed; . Est. St. Petersburg | Russia Dorotheum, Vienna Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf; Hayward Gallery, London; Louisiana I (Sabine Haider, Director of Central Art) feel extremely privileged to have known Clifford Possum. Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri. Oswego Center for the Arts, United States of America Synthetic polymer paint on composition board, Synthetic polymer paint on heavy cardboard. With the use of Aboriginal iconography the depiction represents men's ceremony or also know as men's corroboree. Est. $91,328 - 131,201 Flinders University Art Museum Collection. 157.5x100.3cm In 1990 he visited the United Kingdom and had the honour of presenting one of his pieces of art to Queen Elizabeth II. $3,245,437 - 4,584,534 Photo: Professor JVS Megaw about 1934–84. View upcoming auction estimates and receive personalized email alerts for the artists you follow. Art Museum, University of Miami, USA View artworks for sale by Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri (205, Australian). When I first met Clifford I was only very new to the art industry and I was able to learn a lot from him. Nov 05, 2020, State Hermitage Museum Search for Matching Provenance *** *** Carpet Snake Dreaming Where two young people fall in love, however this love is not sanctioned by elders as they are the wrong skin names for each other and they both perish. $3,245,437 - 4,584,534 20, 2016. Browse upcoming auctions and create alerts for artworks you … He is best known for his Love Story paintings however also paints Worm Dreaming, Possum Dreaming, Bushfire Dreaming, Goanna Dreaming and Honey Ant Dreaming however what sets Clifford’s paintings apart is his use of dots to create a three dimensional image and it is imperative that his paintings be seen not only for their colour, composition and balance but also for their mythological details. John Weber Gallery, New York, His art shared with the art world important information to Aboriginal people on the morals, laws and beliefs which are lived by. His paintings are held in galleries, museums and collections around Australia and internationally. Asia Museum, Los Angeles He was born around 1932 at Napperby Station, north-west of Alice Springs and worked as a stockman until his mid-twenties. Clifford is from Papunya in the Western Desert and he is of the Peltharr skin group. Auction Closed . Total Sold Value $1,565,902 - Jan 01,2021, Please note that this site uses cookies. - Nov 12,2020, Pace New York (540 West 25th Street) 1991, Alice to Penzance, The Mall Galleries, The Mall, London Sep 09,2020 "Their bodies painted in different ways, and they wore various adornments, which were not used every day. Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark The inspiration and content for his paintings came from his “father” One Pound Jim Tjungarrayi and his travels as a stockman, which gave him an intimate knowledge of his traditional Aboriginal lands and beyond. Clifford Possum was one of Australia’s most well known and well respected Aboriginal artists. - Nov 12,2020, Pace New York (540 West 25th Street) Total Sold Value $1,776,715 Lisbon | Portugal Artwork is stretched and ready to hang. Retrouvez les œuvres d’art en vente et toutes les informations sur Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri (australien, 1932-2002). Please contact us directly to discuss any reproduction matters. Lisbon | Portugal (Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2004). Nov 06,2020 You need to subscribe and then login prior to accessing restricted content. 1989, Papunya Tula: Contemporary Paintings from Australia’s Western Desert, - Jan 01,2021, Please note that this site uses cookies. 1991, Canvas and Bark, South Australian Museum, Adelaide. Nov 05, 2020, State Hermitage Museum His artistic career began in the 1950’s carving wooden snakes and goannas however it wasn’t until the 1970’s, when Geoffrey Bardon started the Papunya Tula Artists that Clifford, under the tutelage of his brother Tim Leura, began to paint. Realized Price +42%. He was a great master and truly proud of his Aboriginal heritage. In 2012, he was ranked 5th in the market place. Comes with Certificate of … St. Petersburg | Russia 1990, Songlines, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London Painting . Clifford had no formal schooling and in his early years worked as a stockman, as many young Aboriginal men did at that time. Clifford was Chairman of Papunya Tula from 1980-1983 and again in the late 1980’s. Signed . Whilst his year of birth is considered approximately correct, his day and month of birth is unknown. We have over 600,000 lots listed of which about 400,000 have accompanying images. $91,328 - 131,201 Even today retrospective exhibitions are still occurring with galleries and collectors displaying his works. Ltd., Melbourne, Australia. Two jungala at warukalong, 1999 Sale Date: June 24, 2009. Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri. Artist performance. Honey Art Dreaming at Yuelamu (Mt. The Art Gallery of New South Wales during an exhibition of his work in 2004 described him as “...an expert wood-carver and took up painting long before the emergency of the Papunya Tula School in the early 1970s. View more artworks by The Copyright of all images and documentation remains with Sabine Haider. Painting. We do not buy, sell or auction works of art. Sadly, Clifford passed away on 21 June 2002 in Alice Springs just prior to being awarded the Order of Australia. (1971-1993), Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth WA 1985, Dot and Circle, a retrospective survey of the Aboriginal acrylic Free worldwide shipping and order tracking and certificate of authenticity with every piece of artwork along with a customer satisfaction guarantee from the Aboriginal Art Store Ancestral Rock Paintings The Wandjini figures, Framing Instructions for Watercolour Paintings, Re Coil Change and Exchange in Coiled Fibre Art, Aboriginal Art Regions of Central Australia, Utopia Aboriginal Art: Aboriginal Paintings from the Central Desert, Balgo Hills Aboriginal Art: Aboriginal Paintings from the Western Desert, Kintore and Kiwirrkurra: Aboriginal Art from the Western Desert, Yuendumu Aboriginal Art: Aboriginal Paintings from the Central Desert, Malcolm Maloney Jagamarra designs the Central Art Logo, Interview with Vincent Forrester (Uluru 1), Interview with Malcolm Jagamara (Lander River), Australian Indigenous Art Trade Association, Resale Royalty Scheme for Australian Artists. Painted in 1995. View more artworks by 1989, Aboriginal Art: The Continuing Tradition, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Lot descriptions, images and prices are included for reference purposes only. above mid-estimate. When Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri joined this group of ‘dot and circle’ painters early in 1972 he immediately distinguished himself as one of its most talented members and went on to create some of the largest and most complex paintings ever produced”. Est. The Australian Art Sales Digest is published by John Furphy Pty. One thing that will always stay in my mind is the story he told me of when he met Queen Elizabeth II and chatted with her over a cup of tea. paintings of Central Australia, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne Nov 25, 2020, Christie's Milan 1974, Anvil Art Gallery, Albury, New South Wales, Australia. Acrylic on board laid on framed hesian mount, Synthetic polymer paint on composition board. Clifford emerged as one of the leaders in the school of painters which later became “Papunya Tula Artists”. 1990, l’ete Australien a’ Montpellier, Musee Fabre Gallery, Montpellier, France. Title: Warlugulong 1988, Dreamings, the art of Aboriginal Australia, The Asia Society 1993, Tjukurrpa, Desert Dreamings, Aboriginal Art from Central Australia ASAACPT014, ASAACPT012 Honey Ants Dreaming, 1996 acrylic on canvas . Estimate . Auction Venue/Sale Sale Date. Clifford Possum received the Order of Australia in 2002 and his work is held in major public and private collections throughout the world.