Before and Now
Arrkurla nakala, kurunga lyaata-ntama
On daily 10am - 5pm.
Australian Aboriginal Cultures Gallery temp space
For more than 70 years, artists from the Hermannsburg school of watercolour paintings have documented, celebrated and cared for the unique and beautiful country of Central Australia.
Caption: Rutjipma (Mt Sonder), Before and After, Vanessa Inkamala
This extraordinary exhibition features historic watercolours from the South Australian Museum’s collection by the earliest Hermannsburg watercolourists including the celebrated Albert Namatjira, alongside contemporary watercolour works created by their descendants revealing the artists’ deep political and ecological concerns for their changing Country.
With thanks to Iltja Ntjarra.