Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa

 (1925 - 1989)
Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa was active/lived in Australia.  Kaapa Tjampitjinpa is known for modernist aboriginal painting.

Biography   Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa


Kaapa Tjampitjinpa learned to paint with watercolor, in the style of Albert Namatjira, but was not satisfied with the constraints of representational landscape painting.

Remarkably, when employed as yardman at the Papunya School, Kaapa conceived a radical new way of describing the ceremonies of celebration for his country.  Evidence suggests that Kaapa's first experimental works were created before Geoffrey Bardon arrived as a fresh-faced art teacher. (1)  And Kaapa remained a driving force in the critical early years of contemporary Aboriginal art, becoming the first Chairman of Papunya Tula Artists. (2) 

Kaapa's paintings developed at a rapid pace during 1971; shifting from scrupulous representations of cer   ...  Displaying 750 of 7434 characters.

    >   Continue reading about Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa

People viewing  Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa  also view


Inyuwa Nampitjinpa


Maxie Tjampitjinpa
    
>  See more artists also viewed by people who viewed Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa


Discover art and art prices ...
•  Auction records and images
•  Record prices, graphs, stats
•  Artist signature examples
•  More about subscribing

Example(s) of this artist's work:
GOANNA CORROBOREE AT MIRKANTJI
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa

Consider a subscription!  More info



BUDGERIGAR DREAMING 1972
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa

Consider a subscription!  More info



CORROBOREE AND BODY DECORATION (1972)
Art images copyright© of artist or assignee

Subscribers may find the following and more:
Did it sell?  Low/high estimate
Size of work   Signature   Date created
Research Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa

Consider a subscription!  More info



60