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One of Australia's leading indigenous artists, Kudditji Kngwarreye lived from 1938 until 2017. He was born in Utopia, Pmarajutunta, Northern Territory and was part of the Eastern Anmatyerre tribal group. Kngwarreye began painting in 1986. He used art to dive into abstract concepts until he stopped creating in 2015. His art is known for bold colours, unique interactions between space and form, and abstract depictions of his Dreamings. If you're into Australian art, eBay is the place to turn for some great pieces from the iconic Kngwarreye.

More background on Kudditji Kngwarreye
Kngwarreye's name is pronounced goo-beh-chee, and he often went by the nickname Goob. He is the brother (through kindship) of late Emily Kame Kngwarreye, who was a renowned artist in her own right.

Not solely an artist, Kudditji Kngwarreye had a traditional bush life. He worked as a stock man, a mine worker, and was a traditional custodian of specific sites at Utopia Station, which is around 250 kilometers from Alice Springs. While he painted, Kudditji Kngwarreye often sang as his way of infusing his art with the stories of his ancestors and as a way of remaining connected to his country.

His paintings hang in galleries, private collections, homes, and offices all over the world. His collections are displayed in Alice Springs, Melbourne, Sydney, France, and California. In 2006, Kudditji Kngwarreye was named as one of the top 50 most collectable artists in Australia by Art Collector magazine, and many other artists state that they have been influenced by his work.

The bright colours, soft lines, Dreamtime stories, and a mastery of paint all make Kudditji Kngwarreye art highly sought after, and one of his pieces could hang on your wall. Check out the Kudditji Kngwarreye art available right here on eBay, and also browse our range of Aboriginal sculptures and Aboriginal paintings by other artists.

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