Birma
Tess Tipungwuti
Australian (Tiwi, Tiwi Islands), n.d.
Bima, (detail) 2006
Ironwood with natural ochre pigments, h. 57 in.; w. 7 in.
Gift of the Lam Family, 2016.14.37
© artist, courtesy of Tiwi Designs
Photography by Peggy Tenison
Star Dreaming
Alma Nungarrayi Granites
Australian (Warlpiri, Central/Western Desert), born 1955
Yanjirlpirri Jukurrpa (Star Dreaming), 2007
Acrylic on canvas, h. 35 13/16 in. (91 cm); w. 29 15/16 in. (76 cm)
Gift of the Lam Family, 2016.14.57
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VISCOPY, Australia
Photography by Peggy Tenison
Ngalyod at Milmilngkan
Seymour Wulida
Australian (Kuninjku, Arnhem Land), born 1969
Ngalyod at Milmilngkan, 2007
Ochre pigments and PVC fixative on stringybark, h. 67 11/16 in.; w. 22 13/16 in.
Gift of the Lam Family, 2016.14.1
© artist
Photography by Peggy Tenison
Lorraine Babui
Lorraine Babui
Australian (Tiwi, Tiwi Islands), born 1951
Untitled, n.d.
Natural ochres and pigments on canvas, h. 46 in.; w. 20 in.
Gift of the Lam Family, 2016.14.46
© artist, courtesy of Tiwi Designs
Photography by Peggy Tenison
Purnululu
Patrick Mung Mung
Australian (Gija, Kimberley), born 1948
Purnululu , 2007
Natural ochre and pigments on canvas, h. 35 7/16 in.; w. 47 ¼ in.
Gift of the Lam Family, 2016.14.50
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VISCOPY, Australia
Photography by Peggy Tenison

Of Country and Culture: The Lam Collection of Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art is organized by the San Antonio Museum of Art, and co-curated by Lana S. Meador, Curatorial Assistant for Modern and Contemporary Art and Erin Murphy Manager of Exhibitions and Assistant to the Chief Curator.

Of Country and Culture: The Lam Collection of Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art is generously supported by the Robert J. Kleberg Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation, the Alice Kleberg Reynolds Foundation, and May and Victor Lam.


Please note there is a $5 surcharge for those 18+ to view the exhibition Of Country and Culture: The Lam Collection of Contemporary Australian Aboriginal Art.

 

Many Indigenous Australians avoid naming and viewing images of the deceased. We respectfully advise that some artists whose work is displayed in this exhibition, or whose names are mentioned in writing, have passed away.