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George (Tjampu) Tjapaltjarri

- Career Overall Rank

66 2017 Market Rank

  • Born: 1935 - 2005

  • Region:
  • Community: Kiwirrkura

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Born at Walla Walla rockhole (Pollock Hills) near Kiwirrkura in Western Australia circa 1945, George (Tjampu) Tjapaltjarri began painting for Papunya Tula Artists in 1983. The stories he painted relate to Tingari travels in his homeland. He passed away in 2005.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2007 Utopia Art, Sydney, NSW

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2006 'A Particular Collection', Utopia Art, Sydney, NSW
2006 'Luminous - Contemporary Art from the Australian Desert', Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW
2006 'Luminous - Contemporary Art from the Australian Desert', Manning Regional Gallery, NSW
2006 'Luminous - Contemporary Art from the Australian Desert', Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW
2006 'Narratives Preceding All Memory', Burg Vischering, Luedinghausen, Germany
2005 'Luminous - Contemporary Art from the Australian Desert', Bundoora Homestead Art Gallery, Bundoora, VIC
2005 'Luminous - Contemporary Art from the Australian Desert', Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney, NSW
2004 'Looking Closely at Country', Ivan Dougherty Gallery, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
2004 'Ma yungu/Pass it on', Framed Gallery, Darwin, NT
2004 'Aboriginal Art 2004', Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne, VIC
2004 'Talking About Abstraction', Ivan Dougherty Gallery, College of Fine Arts, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
2004 'Works from Kintore and Kiwirrkua', Alison Kelly Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
2003 'Papunya Tula Artists - A Gift from the Desert', Utopia Art, Sydney, NSW
2003 Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
2003 'Aboriginal Art 2003', Scott Livesey Art Dealer, Melbourne, VIC
2003 'Ab Op 2 - Exploring the Visual Intensity of Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Utopia Art, Sydney, NSW
2002 'Saluting Papunya', Chapman Gallery, Canberra, ACT
2002 'Art Born of the Western Desert', Framed Gallery, Darwin, NT
2002 'Pintupi Mens' and Womens' Stories', Indigenart, Perth, WA
2002 Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC
2002 'Paintings from our Country', Tony Bond Aboriginal Art Dealer, Adelaide, SA 
2001 'Spirituality and Australian Aboriginal Art', Comunidad de Madrid, touring exhibition, Spain
2001 'Kintore, Kiwirrkura,' Gallery Gabriella Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC
2001 'Papunya Tula 2001', William Mora Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
2000 'Pintupi Men', Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs, NT
2000 'Framed Gallery, Darwin, NT
2000 'Aboriginal Art Select Works', Kozminsky Gallery and Fine Art Dealers, Melbourne, VIC
2000 'Lines', Fireworks Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
1995 Chapman Gallery, Canberra, ACT
1995 Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs, NT
1993 Chapman Gallery, Canberra, ACT
1993 Gallerie Australis, Adelaide, SA
1990 'Friendly Country - Friendly People', Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs, NT
1988 Queensland Musuem, Brisbane, QLD

COLLECTIONS

University of Virginia, USA
Artbank

 

Profile References

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Sites

Pollock Hills, Lake Mackay

Subjects

Tingari

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
0.8502
Sold/Offered
24/37
Clearance Rate
65%
Average Price
$4,155
Total Price
$99,725
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0000 0.0917 0.0591 0.4567 0.2323 0.0657 0.0000 0.1387 0.1666 0.0410 0.0000 0.0424 0.0000 0.2050
0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1/2 1/3 6/6 3/9 1/2 0/1 2/2 3/3 1/1 0/1 1/2 0/0 5/5
$0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $8,400 $3,490 $5,794 $5,998 $4,320 $0 $4,810 $3,083 $1,680 $0 $1,800 $0 $1,681
Yearly Market Performance Graph from 2000 - 2017

Top 10 Artworks Sold at Auction

1

The Rockhole Site of Wiyilwiyilnga, South Of Marawa 2000

sale price: $12,000.00
auction: Sotheby's Australia Pty. Ltd., Melbourne  lot: 189 date: 24/07/2007
183 x 153 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
2

Tingari Cycle, 2003

sale price: $9,600.00
auction: Lawson~Menzies, Sydney  lot: 230 date: 23/05/2007
122 x 122 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
3

Untitled 1988

sale price: $8,540.00
auction: Joel Fine Art, Melbourne  lot: 47 date: 03/06/2008
181 x 181 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
4

Wilkinkarra, 2003

sale price: $8,400.00
auction: Lawson~Menzies, Sydney  lot: 294 date: 09/11/2005
153 x 122 cm Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
5

Snake Dreaming, 2001

sale price: $7,930.00
auction: Mossgreen Auctions, Brisbane  lot: 122 date: 09/09/2012
183 x 122 cm Synthetic polymer paint on Belgium linen
6

Water Dreaming at Pulpulpa, 1999

sale price: $7,499.00
auction: ArtCurial, Paris  lot: 35 date: 07/07/2008
91 x 61 cm Acrylic on belgian linen
7

Untitled, 2001

sale price: $7,170.00
auction: Mossgreen Auctions, Melbourne  lot: 87 date: 14/08/2007
122 x 91 cm Acrylic on canvas
8

Rocks Dreaming, 2000

sale price: $6,260.00
auction: Cornette de Saint Cyr, Paris  lot: 97 date: 09/05/2011
152 x 122 cm Acrylic on linen canvas
9

Tingari Cycle, 2001

sale price: $4,320.00
auction: Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne  lot: 168 date: 25/03/2009
151 x 121 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen
10

Untitled 2005

sale price: $3,490.00
auction: Joel Fine Art, Melbourne  lot: 21 date: 16/10/2006
121 x 61.5 cm Synthetic polymer paint on linen

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