Musée du Quai Branly

Musée du Quai Branly Information:
Website: http://www.quaibranly.fr
Email: communication@quaibranly.fr
Phone: +33 0 1 56 61 71 72
Address: 37 quai Branly Paris 75007

The Musée du quai Branly in Paris features indigenous art, from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas. It was opened in June 2006.

The Musée du quai Branly has the largest international commission of contemporary Indigenous art from Australia. Paintings and Indigenous objects from Australia currently include synthetic polymer paintings, barks, weapons, boomerangs, sculptures and contemporary acrylic on canvas works.


Eight Aboriginal artists were selected to represent the Australian Aboriginal art movement, following extensive consideration and assessment from around Australia by the museum and curatorial team. The artists include:


Australia's involvement in this commission is managed and supported by the Australia Council for the Arts, the Australian Government and the Harold Mitchell Foundation.


 

Vendor name Category Location Art Region Art Medium
Musée du Quai Branly Museum
France
Central Desert
Kimberley
Tiwi Islands
Torres Strait
Urban
Western Desert
Acrylic on Canvas
Acrylic on Linen
Bark Paintings
Shields
Spear Throwers

 

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