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Fred Tjakamarra

- Career Overall Rank

71 2017 Market Rank

  • Born: 1926 - 2006
  • Active: 1985

  • Region: Western Desert, NT
  • Language: Warlpiri

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Born in c1926, Fred Tjakamarra started painting in the mid 1980s, producing a large body of paintings and prints for Warlayirti Artists in Balgo Hills. He passed away in 2006 at the age of 80.

 

Collections:    
Aboriginal Art Museum, The Netherlands. 
Berndt Museum of Anthropology, University of Western Australia. 
John Curtin Art Collection, Curtin University. 
Kluge Ruhe Collection, USA. 
Laverty Collection. 
The Kelton Foundation, Santa Monica, USA. 
University of Western Australia.


Group Exhibitions: 
2014 - Balgo: Past and Present, featuring Bai Bai Napangarti , Brian Mudgedell , Christine Yukenbarri , Donkeyman Lee Tjupurrula , Dulcie Nanala , Elizabeth Gordon , Elizabeth Nyumi , Eubena Nampitjin , Eva Joan Nagomara , Francis Ann Nowee , Fred Tjakamarra , Garaldine Nowee , Geraldine Nowee , Graham Gordon , Helicopter , Jane Gimme , Jimmy Njamme , John Lee Tjakamarra , Johnny Gordon Downs , Kathleen Padoon , Lady Gordon , Lucy Yukenbarri , Mick Gill , Millie Nampijin Skeen , Miriam Baadjo , Nancy Naninyurra , Nora Wompi , Rosie Nanyuma , Suzie Bootja Bootja , Theresa Nowee , Willy Billabong , Yukenbarri Imelda Gugaman , at Coo-ee Art Gallery, Sydney. 
2006 - Warlayirti Suite, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne; All about art, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne 
2005 - Chefs d'Oeuvre - Maitres du Desert, Galerie DAD, Mantes-la-Jolie, France; Balgo 2005, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne. 
2004 - EXPLAINED, A closer look at Aboriginal art, Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands. 
2003 - Christmas Gift Exhibition, Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne. 
2002 - An Artists Survey, Balgo Hills, at Hogarth Galleries, Paddington. 
2001 - Salon ART PARIS, Arts d'Australie, Stéphane Jacob / Carrousel du Louvre, Paris. 
1999 - Australie – Art, Arts d'Australie, Stéphane Jacob / J.L. Amsler - Bastille, Paris. 
1997 - L’Art des Aborigènes d’Australie, Arts d'Australie, Stéphane Jacob / Galerie de Stassart, Bruxelles; L’Art des Aborigènes d’Australie, Arts d'Australie, Stéphane Jacob / Espace Paul Riquet, Béziers. 
1994, The Eleventh National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin. 
1990, Aboriginal Art Exhibition, Dreamtime Gallery, Broadbeach, Qld.; 1990, Paintings from Kukatja Country, Deutcher Gallery, Melbourne; 
1989, Warlayirti Artists, Birukmarri Gallery, Freemantle, WA.

Profile References

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Sites

Subjects

Two Men (Wati Kutjara), Tingari , Water, Ngalyod Rainbow Serpent, Karnaputta

Medium

Synthetic Polymer Paint on Linen and Canvas

Regional Map

Note: This map is a representation and not accurate. Some sites are sacred and therefore not shown.

Market Performance

Career Totals

AIAM100 Rank
-
AIAM100 Rating
0.7498
Sold/Offered
22/40
Clearance Rate
55%
Average Price
$3,120
Total Price
$68,644
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
0.0758 0.0434 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0691 0.1576 0.1586 0.0000 0.1739 0.0363 0.0600 0.0319 0.0000 0.0541 0.0322 0.1181 0.1834
1/1 1/2 0/2 0/1 0/1 1/2 3/4 2/3 0/2 3/4 1/2 1/2 1/3 0/1 1/1 1/1 2/2 4/6
$5,750 $1,880 $0 $0 $0 $4,780 $2,760 $6,290 $0 $3,360 $1,320 $3,600 $1,020 $0 $2,928 $1,037 $3,489 $2,103
Yearly Market Performance Graph from 2000 - 2017

Top 10 Artworks Sold at Auction

1

Yuntu Near Lappi Lappi 1996

sale price: $12,000.00
auction: Sotheby's,  lot: 58 date: 24/07/2007
120 x 80 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
2

Water Dreaming at Yunta, 1996

sale price: $6,600.00
auction: Lawson~Menzies,  lot: 221 date: 22/11/2006
118 x 78 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
3

The Artists Country

sale price: $5,750.00
auction: Sotheby's,  lot: 85 date: 26/06/2000
90 x 60 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
4

Kurra, in the Great Sandy Desert, 1995

sale price: $5,490.00
auction: Bonhams, Sydney  lot: 152 date: 07/06/2016
180 x 120 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
5

Untitled

sale price: $4,780.00
auction: Christies,  lot: 161 date: 30/08/2005
91 x 61 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
6

Yuntu, 1996

sale price: $4,636.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Sydney  lot: 138 date: 05/04/2017
119 x 80 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
7

Wangurrintji 1996

sale price: $4,560.00
auction: Lawson~Menzies,  lot: 248 date: 24/06/2009
117 x 78.5 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
8

Yirrabunda, Tanami Desert, 1996

sale price: $4,560.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett ,  lot: 53 date: 14/10/2009
90.5 x 62 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
9

Nuntjun, in the Great Sandy Desert, 1995

sale price: $3,600.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett , Melbourne  lot: 80 date: 18/05/2011
91.5 x 61 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
10

Artist's Country (1991)

sale price: $2,928.00
auction: Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne  lot: 138 date: 22/07/2014
100 x 75 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen

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