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Haasts Bluff Paintings

Haasts Bluff Paintings

A selection of paintings showing the styles from this Aboriginal art region - some paintings may still be available for sale, while some may have been sold.

Haasts Bluff Aboriginal Art

Haasts Bluff, also known as Ikuntji, is located in the Central Desert 223 km north west of Alice Springs, at the site near the rocky outcrop named Haasts Bluff by the explorer Ernest Giles during his expedition in 1872. Made up of  Aboriginal groups from Luritja, Western Arrernte, and Pintupi people of the Central Western Desert, the community was established in 1946 as a Lutheran mission.

Prior to that time there had been a permanent camp in the area from 1935, with the Lutheran church helping in the provision of rations. Some Aboriginal people came to Haasts Bluff in search of a regular supply of food and water, others were forced there under the government program of assimilation. The current estimated population is about 150 residents.

The Ikuntji Art centre was opened in 1992, and has had varying success marketing local Aboriginal art over the years. Well known Aboriginal artists who were born or raised in the community include Makinti Napanangka, Ngoia Pollard, Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula, Daisy Jugadai Napaltjarri and Eileen Napaltjarri.

Further information is available on exhibiting artists on the following links

Mitjili Napurrula 
Eileen Napaltjarri

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Tjiturrulpa Rockhole by Eileen Napaltjarri

Eileen Napaltjarri  |  Tjiturrulpa Rockhole

Jap 004090  |  acrylic on linen  |  180 x 119 cm

Tjiturrulpa Rockhole by Eileen Napaltjarri

Eileen Napaltjarri  |  Tjiturrulpa Rockhole

Jap 005915  |  acrylic on linen  |  120 x 90 cm

Uwalki Watiya Tjuta by Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili Napurrula  |  Uwalki Watiya Tjuta

Jap 010381  |  acrylic on canvas  |  60 x 60 cm

Uwalki Watiya Tjuta by Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili Napurrula  |  Uwalki Watiya Tjuta

Jap 010391  |  acrylic on canvas  |  90 x 60 cm

Uwalki Watiya Tjuta by Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili Napurrula  |  Uwalki Watiya Tjuta

Jap 003968  |  acrylic on canvas  |  126 x 98 cm

My Special Homeland by Debra Nangala McDonald

Debra Nangala McDonald  |  My Special Homeland

Jap 014010  |  acrylic on linen  |  120 x 90 cm

Kuruyultu by Eunice Napanangka Jack

Eunice Napanangka Jack  |  Kuruyultu

Jap 014113  |  acrylic on linen  |  122 x 91 cm

Kuruyultu by Eunice Napanangka Jack

Eunice Napanangka Jack  |  Kuruyultu

Jap 014114  |  acrylic on linen  |  122 x 91 cm

Warru Tjukurpa – Wallaby at Tjukurrla by Eunice Napanangka Jack

Eunice Napanangka Jack  |  Warru Tjukurpa – Wallaby at Tjukurrla

Jap 014115  |  acrylic on linen  |  137 x 122 cm

Uwalki Watiya Tjuta by Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili Napurrula  |  Uwalki Watiya Tjuta

Jap 000783  |  acrylic on linen  |  120 x 120 cm

Uwalki Watiya Tjuta by Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili Napurrula  |  Uwalki Watiya Tjuta

Jap 011399  |  acrylic on linen  |  120 x 103 cm

Tjiturrulpa Rockhole by Eileen Napaltjarri

Eileen Napaltjarri  |  Tjiturrulpa Rockhole

Jap 008693  |  acrylic on linen  |  122 x 91 cm

Uwalki Watiya Tjuta by Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili Napurrula  |  Uwalki Watiya Tjuta

Jap 011403  |  acrylic on linen  |  120 x 60 cm

Uwalki Watiya Tjuta by Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili Napurrula  |  Uwalki Watiya Tjuta

Jap 011408  |  acrylic on linen  |  150 x 120 cm

Tjiturrulpa – Father by Eileen Napaltjarri

Eileen Napaltjarri  |  Tjiturrulpa – Father

Jap 004044  |  acrylic on linen  |  184 x 122 cm

Kalinypalinya at Kungkayunti by Marlee Napurrula

Marlee Napurrula  |  Kalinypalinya at Kungkayunti

Jap 009693  |  acrylic on linen  |  41 x 76 cm

Tjiturrulpa – Sandhill Country by Eileen Napaltjarri

Eileen Napaltjarri  |  Tjiturrulpa – Sandhill Country

Jap 004569  |  acrylic on linen  |  152 x 90 cm

Uwalki Watiya Tjuta by Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili Napurrula  |  Uwalki Watiya Tjuta

Jap 003964  |  acrylic on canvas  |  205 x 107 cm

Watiya Tjuta by Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili Napurrula  |  Watiya Tjuta

Jap 000788  |  acrylic on linen  |  150 x 97 cm

Tjiturrulpa – Sandhill Country by Eileen Napaltjarri

Eileen Napaltjarri  |  Tjiturrulpa – Sandhill Country

Jap 004043  |  acrylic on linen  |  122 x 122 cm

Untitled by Long Tom Tjapanangka

Long Tom Tjapanangka  |  Untitled

Jap 009467  |  acrylic on plyboard  |  112 x 44 cm

Tjiturrulpa Rockhole by Eileen Napaltjarri

Eileen Napaltjarri  |  Tjiturrulpa Rockhole

Jap 004045  |  acrylic on linen  |  183 x 122 cm

Uwalki Watiya Tjuta by Mitjili Napurrula

Mitjili Napurrula  |  Uwalki Watiya Tjuta

Jap 011409  |  acrylic on linen  |  152 x 122 cm

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