Makinti Napanangka Painting
Makinti Napanangka was one of the senior practitioners of Western Desert art led a traditional bush life in their desert homelands until their first contact with white Australians as young adults. commenced painting for the Papunya Tula Art movement in 1996. She developed her own unique unique style. Makinti’s amazing work is now highly sought after all over the world and is represented in many major public and private collections. As testament to her incredible talent, Makinti won the $40,000 25th Telstra Art Award – the most acclaimed indigenous art prize – in 2008. And as a guide to her investment potential, Makinti’s current top price at auction is $105,000 realised at Sotheby’s auction in London.
Makinti Napanangka was one of the leading female artists of the Papunya Tula artists. Her work is highly sought after and is represented in major public and private collections. She was named as one of the 50 Most Collectable Australian artists in Australian Art Collector Issue 23, January – March 2003, Issue 27, January – March 2004 and again in Issue 31, January – March 2005. She has been described by Utopia Art’s director as the Central Desert’s “best painter since Emily (Kngwarreye)
60cm x 70cm