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Jimmy Robertson Jampijinpa 1944-2002

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Artist: Jimmy Robertson 1944-2002

Jimmy Robertson Jampijinpa 1944-2002 can be documented as a state-of-the-art modern abstract artist recognised for his distinctive use of colour associated with desert life and traditions. Robertson’s masterworks have been sought-after by international museum’s collections including Musée d'Orsay Paris, National Gallery of Victoria, Baudoin Lebon Gallery in Paris, Museum Gottingen in Germany, Victorian Art Centre, National Gallery of Australia, Art Bank, The Kelton Foundation in Santa Monica, UNESCO and many more around the World.

Title: Water Dreaming (1989) illustrated masterwork

Painted 1989 in Balgo, 'Water Dreaming' the artist masterwork is documented illustration in Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal artists dictionary of biographies page 78. In the International Art scene, Water Dreaming (1989) painting is an abstract work with a story that illustrates the mysterious story of the Water dreaming topography. The use of vivid colours and layering has created an exuberance almost multi-dimensional illusion of depth and space. Water Dreaming (1989) masterwork is beautiful and vibrant, the rich textured body of paint and clear tone of colour showcase the modern expression. Water Dreaming (1989) has the seer physical presence of the much contemporary work of art.

Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen

Dimensions: 126 cm x 86 cm

Framed: 165cm x 125 cm - a contemporary gold frame showcas the state-of-the-art expression

Bibliography: Encyclopaedia of Aboriginal artists dictionary of biographies (page 78)

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Illustrated Jimmy Robertson (1944-2002) masterwork Water Dreaming (1989) is illustrated in
Aboriginal artists dictionary of biographies by Margo Birnberg & Janusz B. Kreczmanski

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Jimmy Robertson Jampijinpa Biography


Jimmy Robertson Jampijinpa (1944-2002) is an important Australian artist and one of the best known painters in Lajamanu. Jimmy Robertson Jampijinpa work is represented in some of the most prestigious public collections Worldwide including Musée d'Orsay Paris, Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris, Bencia Open Studios, California, Museum Gottingen, Germany, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Homes a Court, Anthropology Art Museum Perth, Museum & Art Gallery Northern Territory, Gallery of Victoria, Victorian Art Centre, National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of South Australia, Art Bank, The Kelton Foundation, Santa Monica USA, Warnayaka Art Centre UNESCO and many more.

Jimmy Robertson Jampijinpa biography is included (page 78) in 'Aboriginal artists dictionary of biographies: Western Desert, Central Desert and Kimberley Region' authors Margo Birnberg and Janusz B. Kreczmanski.

Jimmy Robertson Jampijinpa has exhibited his paintings to Sydney, Perth and Adelaide, the USA and Paris also his dances, songs.  He is remembered by some in Paris for taking a trunk full of boomerangs and setting up a roadside stall on one of the main boulevards - an amazing and colourful individual, who attended the very first exhibition of the Lajamanu artists at the Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi in Melbourne in 1987.  Jimmy lived in Lajamanu with two wives and nine children, he was full time painting as well as teaching dancing at Lajamanu Boys School.


Musée d'Orsay Paris, France

Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris

Bencia Open Studios, California

Museum Gottingen, Germany

Art Gallery of Western Australia (Perth)

Homes a Court Gallery and gallery Collection (Perth)

Anthropology Art Museum, Perth, Australia

Museum & Art Gallery Northern Territory (Darwin, Australia)

Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Australia)

Victorian Art Centre Melbourne

National Gallery of Australia (Canberra)

Art Gallery of South Australia (Adelaide)

Art Bank (Sydney, Australia)

The Kelton Foundation, Santa Monica, USA

Warnayaka Art Centre Jimmy Robertson Jampijinpa: UNESCO publishing



1983 - Museum of Modern Art, Paris, D'un autre continent: I'Australie le reve et le reel, ARC, France

1987 - Australian Made, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW

1988 - Recent paintings from Lajamanu, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, Victoria

1988 - The Fifth National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin

1989 - Mythscapes, Aboriginal Art of the Desert, National Gallery of Victoria

1990 - Lajamanu Dreamings, Technical and Further Education College, Darwin, NT

1990 - The Seventh National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin

1991 - Lajamanu Dreamings 2, Technical and Further Education College, Darwin, NT

1991 - Aboriginal Art, Australian Embassy, Washington, USA.
1991 - Ngurra Mala, les lieux du Reve, Ecole des beaux-arts, Grenoble, France

1991 - Yapa, Peintres Aborigenes de Balgo et Lajamanu, Baudoin Lebon Gallery, Paris

1991 - The Eighth National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin

1993 - Tjukurrpa, Desert Dreamings, Aboriginal Art from Central Australia (1971 -1993), Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth WA

1993, The Tenth National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin

1994 - Yapakurlangu Wirrkardu, Batchelor College, Tennant Creek, NT

1996- Bencia Open Studios, California

1996 - Kormilda College

1996 - The Rainbow Serpent, Sydney, N.S.W. 1997 - March Indigenart, Perth

1997- "Innenseitte" Gottingen Germany



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