Tuesday, 19 January 2010

‘Kwariitnama (Organ Pipes)’ – Albert Namatjira

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Working in the late forties and early fifties, Albert Namatjira is still considered by many to have been the very best at capturing the unique Australian landscape.  This piece from the National Gallery of Austalia is a watercolour over pencil on paper.

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3 Comments:

Blogger KG said...

Namatjira captured the feeling of my beloved Flinders Ranges better than any artist before or since.

19 Jan 2010, 09:08:00  
Anonymous Willie said...

Fruit bowl.

Green fields.

Rocks.

19 Jan 2010, 12:15:00  
Blogger ZenTiger said...

I also like Matthew Percival for his amazing Australian Outback scapes.

The song on Albert Namatjira by "Not Drowning, Waving" is also a masterpiece.

19 Jan 2010, 16:17:00  

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