The exquisite art of Emily Kame Kngwarreye.
Emily Kame Kngwarreye was an Aboriginal Australian painter who was born in 1910. Her work was featured in numerous exhibitions at key galleries and museums, including the Gagosian Gallery, New York (976 Madison Avenue) and the NGV Australia & The Ian Potter Centre. Emily Kame Kngwarreye’s work has been offered at auction multiple times, with realized prices ranging from $346 USD to $2,100,000 USD, depending on the size and medium of the artwork. Since 2000 the record price for this artist at auction is $2,100,000 USD for Earth’s Creation I, sold at Cooee Art Marketplace – Paddington in 2017. Emily Kame Kngwarreye has been featured in articles for The Art Newspaper, The Art Newspaper and The Art Newspaper. The most recent article is Add to Your List of ‘5 Women Artists’ at These Museums Around the United States written by Chadd Scott for the Forbes in March 2020. The artist died in 1996. Artist’s alternative names: Emily Kam Ngwarray, Emily Kngwarreye.
Utopia Art Sydney is committed to the representation of a small group of Australian artists. These include leading members of Papunya Tula Artists, Gloria Petyarre from Utopia and non indigenous artists from Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. Our reputation as one of the leading Aboriginal art galleries owes much to the fact that all our artists are represented equally.
Information and Images are shared from an Article by Utopia Art Sydney, published on March 27th, 2020. Images Credit: Courtesy of Utopia Art Sydney, 2020.