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Queenie McKenzie

(Australia circa 1915 – 16 Nov 1998)

Language group
Gija, Kimberley region
Ridge Country on the way to Banana Springs
Place of origin
Warmun (Turkey Creek)East KimberleyWestern AustraliaAustralia
Media category
Materials used
natural pigments and binder on canvas

140.0 x 100.0 cm stretcher

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 2003
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Emily Joyce Evans, Remembering forward: Australian Aboriginal painting since 1960, 'Queenie McKenzie', pg. 42-49, Cologne, 2010, 47 (colour illus.), 278. 16

Alison Harper, Art and Australia (Vol. 41, No. 4), 'Aboriginal art: aquisitions by Australia's public museums and galleries', pg. 612-614, Paddington, Jun 2004-Aug 2004, 613.

Hetti Perkins, Art + soul: a journey into the world of Aboriginal art, 'Foreword', pg. x-xi., Carlton, 2010, xi (colour illus.).

Phillips Fine Art Auctioneers, Modern and Contemporary: Monday 30 July, Tuesday 31 July 2001, Sydney, 2001, 105 (colour illus.). lot no. 180

John E. Stanton, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘Contemporary art of the East Kimberley’, pg. 239-247, Sydney, 2007, 242 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

True Stories: art of the East Kimberley (2003), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Jan 2003–27 Apr 2003

One sun, one moon, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Jul 2007–02 Dec 2007

Remembering Forward: An Exhibition of Major Australian Indigenous Artists, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany, 20 Nov 2010–20 Mar 2011