Old Masters: Australia’s Great Bark Artists showcases the work of Aboriginal painters from Arnhem Land who carry one of the oldest continuing traditions of art into the modern era.
This website showcases 122 works from artists Narritjin Maymuru, Yirawala, Mawalan Marika, David Malangi and their contemporaries.
Old Masters was on show at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra from 6 December 2013 to 20 July 2014. The international version of Old Masters toured Asia in 2019 and 2020.
All these bark paintings are part of the National Museum of Australia’s collection. © the artist or the artist’s estate, licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency 2013, unless otherwise specified. These images must not be reproduced in any form without permission.