• Shirley Macnamara, Artist, Indjalandji Dhidhanu/Alyawarr people, Australia 1949; Nathaniel Macnamara, Assistant, Indjalandji Dhidhanu/Alyawarr people, Australia b.2004 / Cu 2016 / Hand coiled copper wire and raw copper / 22 x 25 x 25cm / Purchased 2017 with funds from Gina Fairfax through the Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Shirley Macnamara

    Shirley Macnamara, Artist, Indjalandji Dhidhanu/Alyawarr people, Australia 1949; Nathaniel Macnamara, Assistant, Indjalandji Dhidhanu/Alyawarr people, Australia b.2004 / Cu 2016 / Hand coiled copper wire and raw copper / 22 x 25 x 25cm / Purchased 2017 with funds from Gina Fairfax through the Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Shirley Macnamara / View full image

  • Margaret Rarru Garrawurra, Liyagawumirr people, Australia b.1940 / Mindirr 2012 / Pandanus palm with natural dyes / Purchased 2012 with funds from an anonymous donor through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Margaret Rarru/Copyright Agency

    Margaret Rarru Garrawurra, Liyagawumirr people, Australia b.1940 / Mindirr 2012 / Pandanus palm with natural dyes / Purchased 2012 with funds from an anonymous donor through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Margaret Rarru/Copyright Agency / View full image

  • Jonathan Jones, Kamilaroi/Wiradjuri people, Australia b.1978 / lumination fall wall weave 2006 / Electrical cable, light fittings, bulbs on painted medium density fibreboard / 363 x 720 x 25cm (installed) / Acc. 2006.070 / The Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award 2006 (winning entry). Purchased 2006 with funds from Xstrata Coal through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Jonathan Jones

    Jonathan Jones, Kamilaroi/Wiradjuri people, Australia b.1978 / lumination fall wall weave 2006 / Electrical cable, light fittings, bulbs on painted medium density fibreboard / 363 x 720 x 25cm (installed) / Acc. 2006.070 / The Xstrata Coal Emerging Indigenous Art Award 2006 (winning entry). Purchased 2006 with funds from Xstrata Coal through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Jonathan Jones / View full image

  • Jonathan Jones, Kamilaroi/Wiradjuri people, Australia b.1978 / untitled (domestic heads or tails) 2009 / Fluorescent tubes with fittings, electrical cords and cable ties / Pair: 62 x 34cm (diam.) (each) / Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2011. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Jonathan Jones

    Jonathan Jones, Kamilaroi/Wiradjuri people, Australia b.1978 / untitled (domestic heads or tails) 2009 / Fluorescent tubes with fittings, electrical cords and cable ties / Pair: 62 x 34cm (diam.) (each) / Gift of Patrick Corrigan AM through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2011. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Jonathan Jones / View full image

  • Jackie Kurltjunyintja Giles, Australia 1937–2010 / Valiant 2007 / Synthetic polymer paint on metal / 152 x 142 x 10cm / Purchased 2008. The Queensland Government’s Gallery of Modern Art Acquisitions Fund / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Jackie Kurltjunyintja Giles

    Jackie Kurltjunyintja Giles, Australia 1937–2010 / Valiant 2007 / Synthetic polymer paint on metal / 152 x 142 x 10cm / Purchased 2008. The Queensland Government’s Gallery of Modern Art Acquisitions Fund / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Jackie Kurltjunyintja Giles / View full image

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Samuel Ganarradj Mandggudja, Kunwinjku people, Australia c.1909–83 / Rainbow Serpent (detail) unknown / Natural pigments on eucalyptus bark / 34.9 x 47cm / Gift of Robert Bleakley through the QAGOMA Foundation 2020. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Estate of Samuel Ganarradj Manggudja/Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency

Samuel Ganarradj Mandggudja, Kunwinjku people, Australia c.1909–83 / Rainbow Serpent (detail) unknown / Natural pigments on eucalyptus bark / 34.9 x 47cm / Gift of Robert Bleakley through the QAGOMA Foundation 2020. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program / Collection: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art / © Estate of Samuel Ganarradj Manggudja/Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency / View full image

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