A IS FOR ANIMAL

Here are the works from Week 1. Members of the public invited to vote for their favourite. The top four works will be included in the YOUR Gallery display.

 
A is for Animal, Artwork 1 - Rhinoceros 
ARTWORK 1
James Angus, Australia, born 1970, Rhinoceros, 1995, Fremantle, Western Australia, fibreglass, synthetic polymer paint, aluminium, 105.0 x 320.0 x 165.0 cm; Gift of Helen Brown 1996, © Courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

 


 

  A is for Animal, Artwork 2 - The universes, no. 108

ARTWORK 2
Sandra Selig, Australia, born 1972, The universes, no. 108, 2006 08, Brisbane, spider silk, enamel, fixative on black paper, 20.7 x 29.5 cm (sheet); Gift of the Art Gallery of South Australia Contemporary Collectors 2009, Courtesy of the artist and Milani Gallery, Brisbane
 

  

A is for Animal, Artwork 3 - Bowl, Kashan or Sultanabad 

ARTWORK 3
Iran, Ilkhanid Period 1215-1353, Bowl, Kashan or Sultanabad, 14th century, Kashan or Sultanabad, stone paste earthenware, decorated earthenwar, 20.8 cm (diam); Gift of William Bowmore AO OBE through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2003
 

 
  A is for Animal, Artwork 4 - An Elephant Fight
ARTWORK 4
India, Independant States 1707-1858, An Elephant Fight, c1750, Perhaps Farrukhabad, Uttar Pradesh gouache and gold leaf on paper, 21.6 x 14.6 cm; Morgan Thomas Bequest Fund 1940
 

  

A is for Animal, Artwork 5 - Water supply bridge at Surugadai 

ARTWORK 5
Utagawa Hiroshige, Japan, 1797 – 1858, Water supply bridge at Surugadai, from the series One hundred famous views of Edo, 1857, Edo (Tokyo), colour woodcut on paper, 35.0 x 23.8 cm (sheet), 33.5 x 22.0 cm (image); David Murray Bequest Fund 1942

  


 

A is for Animal, Artwork 6 - The birds' nest

ARTWORK 6
Richard Westall, Britain, 1765 – 1836, The birds' nest, 1794, London, watercolour, gouache on paper, 44.0 x 35.8 cm (sheet), South Australian Government Grant 1955
 

 

A is for Animal, Artwork 7 - Thaal the black eagle

ARTWORK 7
Thailand, Ayutthaya Period 1350-1767, Kendi, in the form of a goose, mid 15th 16th century, Sawankhalok, Sukothai Province, stoneware, underglaze iron black decoration, 29.5 cm (height); South Australian Government Grant 1974

 

 


 

A is for Animal, Artwork 8 - Budgerigar Dreaming

ARTWORK 8
Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri, Australia, born c.1925, Anmatyerre/Arrernte people, Northern Territory, Budgerigar Dreaming, 1987, Papunya, Northern Territory, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 182.0 x 232.5 cm; South Australian Government Grant 1987, © Billy Stockman Tjapaltjarri, Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency, 2012
 

  

  A is for Animal, Artwork 9 - Bhuta Boar Mask

ARTWORK 9
India, Independant States 1707-1858, Bhuta Boar Mask, c.1760, North Kerala or South Karnataka brass, silver coating, 35.5 x 47.0 x 36.0 cm; Gift of Anne Kidman, Justice John Mansfield, Pam McKee, Justice Graham Prior and Marion Wells, through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation Collectors Club 2003
 

 


 

A is for Animal, Artwork 10 - The god Narayan

ARTWORK 10
India, 19th century, The god Narayan as an incarnation of Vishnu, c.1880 85, Kalighat, Calcutta, West Bengal, watercolour on paper; Morgan Thomas Bequest Fund 1936

 

 


 

A is for Animal, Artwork 11 - The bewitched groom

ARTWORK 11
Hans Baldung, Germany, 1484/5 – 1545, The bewitched groom, c.1544, Strasbourg, France, woodcut on paper, 34.4 x 20.0 cm (sheet), 34.0 x 19.8 cm(image); Bequest of David Murray 1908

 


A is for Animal, Artwork 12 - Owl vase

ARTWORK 12
Ernst Wahliss Porzellanhaus, Austria, 1863, Owl vase, c.1910, Vienna, earthenware, 62.0 x 32.5 x 32.0 cm; Gift of Dr Robert Lyons 1984

 

 


 

A is for Animal, Artwork 13 - Yuelamu honey ant Dreaming

ARTWORK 13
Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, Australia, c.1934 – 2002, Anmatyerre people, Northern Territory, Yuelamu honey ant Dreaming, 1980, Papunya, Northern Territory, synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 229.5 x 366.5 cm; South Australian Government Grant 1990, © Estate of Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri, Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency, 2012
 

  

A is for Animal, Artwork 14 - Tiwi Pottery
ARTWORK 14
Tiwi Pottery, Australia, est. 1972, Mark Puautjimi, potter, Australia, born 1964, Cyril James Kerinauia, potter, Australia, born 1964, Tiwi people, Northern Territory, Jarakalani jantu (Turtle Boat), 1999, Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, earthenware, 56.0 x 80.0 x 32.0 cm; Möet et Chandon Art Acquisition Fund 1999. Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, © the artists, courtesy of Tiwi Design
 

 



A is for Animal, Artwork 15 - Dog chasing a kangaroo

ARTWORK 15
Adam Gustavus Ball, Australia, 1821 – 1882, Dog chasing a kangaroo, 1872, Adelaide, watercolour on paper, 26.5 x 31.9 cm; Transferred from the South Australian Archives 1948, from the Estate of G.V. Ware
 

 



A is for Animal, Artwork 16 - The Story of Owl

ARTWORK 16
Rover Thomas, Australia, 1926-1998, Kukatja/Wangkatjunga people, Western Australia, The Story of Owl (Dumbiny), 1988, Turkey Creek, east Kimberley, Western Australia, natural pigments on canvas, 139.0 x 99.0 cm; A.M. & A.R. Ragless Bequest Funds 1988, © Rover Thomas estate, courtesy of Warmun Art Centre
 

 



A is for Animal, Artwork 17 - Millet and Birds

ARTWORK 17
Unkoku School, Japan, Edo Period, 1615 1868, Millet and Birds, c.1625, Japan, pair of six panel screens,colour and gold on paper, 104.0 x 292.0 cm (each screen); Gift of Andrew and Hiroko Gwinnett through the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation 2004
 

 



A is for Animal, Artwork 18 - Parrots

ARTWORK 18
Hermannsburg Potters, Australia, est. 1990, Rona Panangka Rubuntja, potter, Australia, 1970, Arrernte people, Northern Territory, Parrots, 2007, Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, terracotta, underglaze, scrafitto decoration, 25.0 cm, 19.0 cm (diam); Public Donations Fund 2009, © Rona Panangka Rubuntja
 

 



A is for Animal, Artwork 19 - Portrait of the Prophet Muhammad

ARTWORK 19
India, Portrait of the Prophet Muhammad riding the buraq steed, 18th century, Lucknow, gouache, gold leaf on paper, 17.7 x 10.9 x 6.6 cm; Gift of Barrie and Judith Heaven 2009
  


A is for Animal, Artwork 20 - Thaal the black eagle

ARTWORK 20
Thancoupie Gloria Fletcher, Australia, 1937 – 2011, Thanaquith people, Queensland, Thaal the black eagle, Mal the red eagle, 1994, Trinity Beach, Cairns, Queensland, earthenware, 29.0 cm, 32.0 cm (diam); South Australian Government Grant assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body 1994, ©Thancoupie Gloria Fletcher AO
 


 detail: James Angus, Australia, born 1970, Rhinoceros, 1995, Fremantle, Western Australia, fiberglass, synthetic polymer paint, aluminium, 105.0 x 320.0 x 165.0 cm; Gift of Helen Brown 1996,  Courtesy of the artist and Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney