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Founded in 1994, Galeria Aniela won the trust of some of the most important artist from the post WWII until today. We built successful reputation in the World and Australia selling top-quality artworks of impeccable provenance. We manage the first transfer of ownership from the artist to the buyer, shipping worldwide artworks by Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal artists including Arthur Boyd, Jamie Boyd, Lenore Boyd, John Perceval, John Olsen, Charles Blackman, Billy Stockman, Mrs. Bennett, Ningura Napurrula, Stephen Glassborow and many more.

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William Sandy (B.1944)

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William Sandy is an important Australian Aboriginal artist. He was the first artist from the Pitjantjatjara to be involved in the Aboriginal art movement William Sandy began painting for Papunya Tula Artists in 1975 and Warumpi Arts since 1994-2004 owned and operated by Aboriginal people from Western Desert.

William Sandy work is held in Collections  around the world including Kelton Foundation USA, Donald Kahn art collection USA, John Weber Gallery New York, Museo Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo Mexico, Isaacs Art Center Museum and Gallery Toronto, Lowe Art Museum Miami, University of Miami, Embassy of Australia Washington, Grand Hyatt London, Grand Hyatt Jakarta, Groninger Museum Holland, Oxford University England, Art Gallery Western Australia, Art Gallery of South Australia, National Gallery of Australia, Art Bank, National Gallery of Victoria, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Queensland Art Gallery, Homes a Court, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery NSW, Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery, University of Queensland Australia, Araluen Art Centre Northern Territory etc.

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Click to Enlarge: Willliam Sandy, Bush Bean Ceremony 2001 (triptych), Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen, 122 x 42 cm, Framed Size: 162 x 82 cm (each)    Click to Enlarge: Willliam Sandy, Bush Bean Ceremony 2001 (triptych), Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen, 122 x 42 cm, Framed Size: 162 x 82 cm (each)    Click to Enlarge: Willliam Sandy, Bush Bean Ceremony 2001 (triptych), Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen, 122 x 42 cm, Framed Size: 162 x 82 cm (each)
Artist: William Sandy
Title: Bean Ceremony 
triptych 2001 Masterwork  
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Image Size
each: 122 cm x 42 cm
Framed
Size
each: 162 cm x 82 cm
Provenance:
Warumpi Arts

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Price: $14,000 or each $5,000 Enquire

Click to Enlarge: William Sandy, Bush Bean Ceremony 2001, Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen, 155 x 155 cm
Artist: William Sandy
Title: Bush Bean Ceremony
2001 Masterwork   
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Image Size:
155 cm x 155 cm
Provenance: Warumpi Arts

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Price: $8,800 Enquire

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William Sandy, Bush Bean Ceremony, Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen, 158 x 125 cm, Framed Size: 178 x 145 cm
Artist:
William Sandy
Title: Bush Bean Ceremony  
ENLARGE
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Image Size:
158 cm x 125 cm
Framed Size: 178 cm x 145 cm

Price: $5,800 Enquire

SOLD: William Sandy, Bean Ceremony, Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen,110 x 125 cm
Artist: William Sandy
Title: Bean Ceremony

Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Image Size: 110 cm x 125 cm
Framed Size: 130 cm x 145 cm

Price: SOLD

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SOLD: William Sandy, Dingo Ceremony 1995, Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen, 72 x 118 cm
Artist: William Sandy
Title: Dingo Ceremony 1995

Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Image Size: 72 cm x 118 cm
Price:
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William Sandy born 1944 is a famous international artist and the first of the Pitjantjatjara involved in art movement started to paint in 1975
William Sandy,
first artist from the Pitjantjatjara involved in the Aboriginal Art Movement began painting for Papunya Tula in 1975 and Warumpi Arts 1994-2004. William Sandy work is represented in the worldwide Collections

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William Sandy Biography 

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William Sandy is an important Australian indigenous artist. William Sandy was the first artist from the Pitjantjatjara to be involved in the Aboriginal art movement.

William Sandy began painting for Papunya Tula Artists in 1975 and Warumpi Arts since 1994-2004.  Papunya Tula Artists cooperative was formed in 1972 owned and operated by Aboriginal people from the Western Desert of Australia. Biography - Encyclopedia Aboriginal Artists dictionary of biographies page 337.

Warumpi Arts
in 1994 Papunya Community Council established own art centre-gallery in Alice Springs, called Warumpi Arts as the main centre for paintings by Papunya artists, run by Aboriginal people of Papunya. The centre-art-gallery was maintained until September 2004. The Papunya Community Council then decided to close the gallery with the aim of later opening an art centre in Papunya art centre Papunya Tjupi Arts.

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1985 the 2nd Australian National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory selected

William Sandy is one of the Master artists who started the Aboriginal art movement as Billy Stockman and Long Jack Phillipus in the 70's.

Most Master artists have passed away, and the younger generation is learning western customs. It is the last opportunity that anyone on this planet can purchase and own an authentic painting with impeccable provenance, by William Sandy, an important Australian Aboriginal Master artist. Today Aboriginal Australians live and work around the world, from Papunya to London, from Arnhem Land to New York.

VIDEO: Prime Minister of Australia 1983-1991, Bob Hawke recognizes Galeria Aniela gallery contribution to Australian Aboriginal art.

COLLECTIONS

Art Gallery Western Australia

Art Gallery of South Australia

National Gallery of Australia

Wollongong City Art Gallery

Art Bank

National Gallery of Victoria

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Queensland Art Gallery

Homes a Court collection

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Queensland Art Gallery

Kelton Foundation USA

Donald Kahn art collection USA

Museo Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo Mexico,

John Weber Gallery New York

Isaacs Art Center Museum and Gallery Toronto

Lowe Art Museum Miami

University of Miami

Embassy of Australia Washington

Grand Hyatt London

Grand Hyatt Jakarta

Groninger Museum Holland

Oxford University England

Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery NSW,

Wagga Wagga Regional Art Gallery

University of Queensland Australia

Araluen Art Centre Northern Territory Australia

IBM Kawasaki Gallery Japan.

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William Sandy work was exhibited in the significant 'Dreamings' exhibition which toured the USA in 1988 - 89, and in the subsequent show of Papunya Tula Artists at the John Weber Gallery in New York. William Sandy had a solo exhibition in 1990 at Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, and the Aboriginal Desert Art Gallery Melbourne 1994-95-96-97-98. Grand Hyatt, Jakarta 1992, London 1993, Sydney 1994-95-96-97-98, Australian Embassy Washington and New York 1999. Since the early '80's when William Sandy began painting full-time for Papunya Tula Artists Galleries and the Aboriginal Desert Art Gallery in Alice Springs.

·      1982 Georges Exhibition, Melbourne

·      1983 Mori Gallery, Sydney NSW

·      1985 Aboriginal Artists Gallery, Melbourne

·      1986 Queensland University, Brisbane

·      1988 Papunya Tula Paintings City Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, NSW

·      1989 Papunya Tula: Contemporary Paintings from Australia's Western Desert, John Weber Gallery, New York, USA

·      1988-89 "Dreaming" Exhibition which toured the USA

·      1989 Papunya Tula Artists, John Weber Gallery, New York, USA

·      1989  Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico

·      1990  Isaacs Gallery, Toronto, Canada

·      1990  Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi Melbourne; Paintings from the Desert, Contemporary Aboriginal Paintings

·      1990 Plimsoll Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, Tasmania

·      1991 Australian Aboriginal Art from the Collection of Donald Kahn

·      1991 Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, USA

·      1991 The Painted Dream: Contemporary Aboriginal Paintings from Auckland City Art Gallery Tim and Vivien Johnson Collection

·      1991 Te Whare Taonga Aoteroa National Art Gallery NZ

·      1991 Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, USA

·      1992 IBM - Kawasaki City Gallery, Kawasaki, Japan

·      1992 Grand Hyatt, Jakarta

·      1993 Roar Studios, Melbourne, VIC

·      1993 Aboriginal Art Exhibition, Kung Gubunga

·      1993 Oasis Gallery, Broadbeach, Qld

·      1993 Chapman Gallery, Canberra

·      1993  Exhibition in London

·      1994 Dreamings - Tjukurrpa: Aboriginal Art of the Western Desert

·      1994 The Donald Kahn collection, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich

·      1994  Aboriginal Desert Art Gallery Melbourne and Sydney

·      1995 Aboriginal Desert Art Gallery Melbourne and Sydney

·      1996 Aboriginal Desert Art Gallery Melbourne and Sydney

·      1997 Aboriginal Desert Art Gallery Melbourne and Sydney

·      1997 Manningham Art Space, Melbourne

·      1997 L'Art des Aborignes d'Australie

·      1997 Arts d'Australie o Stphane Jacob Paris, France

·      1997 Galerie de Stassart, Bruxelles

·      1997 L'Art des Aborignes d'Australie, Arts d'Australie o Stphane Jacob

·      1997 Festival du Film, Cannes France

·      1997 L'Art des Aborignes d'Australie Paris, France

·      1997 Arts d'Australie o Stphane Jacob Paris, France

·      1997 Espace Paul Riquet, Bziers

·      1998 Aboriginal Desert Art Gallery Melbourne and Sydney NSW

·      1999 Aboriginal Art Galleries of Australia, Melbourne VIC

·      1999 Embassy of Australia, Washington and New York, USA

·      2000 Arts d'Australie, Arts d'Australie o Stphane Jacob  Paris, France

·      2000 Salon Pharmagora,  Paris, France

·      2000 Aboriginal Art Galleries of Australia, Melbourne

·      2003 Chapel off Chapel Gallery, Melbourne

Born circa 1944, near Ernabella in South Australia William Sandy has lived in Areyonga and Haasts Bluff in Papunya, with his family. At Papunya he married Violet Nakamarra, sister of Michael NELSON Jagamarra. They have four children, a boy and three girls, one adopted. William Sandy's wife, Violet Nakamarra, has also painted occasionally since the early '80's. From the time of his arrival in Papunya settlement, William worked for the Papunya Council. William Sandy is also a knowledgeable traditional medicine man.  From the late '80's, William Sandy and his wife have been health workers with the Papunya Medical Service.

William Sandy paints Dingo, Emu, Woman, Green Bean and other Dreaming stories for his country. Kunapi, far to the south of Papunya out towards Docker River, is his country from his grandmother and mothers side. William Sandy grew up walking around these places - and further north around Hermannsburg, Areyonga and Haasts Bluff. Eventually the family settled at Ernabella, where William attended the mission school. From here William Sandy came to Papunya in 1973.

Literature: Amadio, N. und Kimber, R., Wildbird Dreaming. Aboriginal Art from the Central Deserts of Australia, Greenhouse Publ., Melbourne 1988; Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland 1990, Ausst. Kat.; Australian Aboriginal Art from the Collection of Donald Kahn. Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami (Hrsg.), 1991, Ausst. Kat.; Droombeelden - Tjukurrpa. Groninger Museum (Hrsg.), Groningen 1995, Ausst. Kat.; Isaacs, J., Australia´s Living Heritage. Arts of the Dreaming, Lansdowne Press, Sydney 1984; Isaacs, J., Australian Aboriginal Paintings. Lansdowne, Sydney 1989, ISBN 186302011X; Johnson, V., Aboriginal Artists of the Western Desert. A Biographical Dictionary, Craftsman House, East Roseville 1994, ISBN 9768097817; Modern Art - Ancient Icon. The Aboriginal Gallery of Dreamings (Hrsg.), o.O. 1992, ISBN 0646080520; Nangara. The Australian Aboriginal Art Exhibition from the Ebes Collection. The Aboriginal Gallery of Dreamings (Hrsg.), Melbourne 1996, Ausst. Kat.; Stourton, P. Corbally, Songlines and Dreamings. Lund Humphries Publ., London 1996, ISBN 0853316910; The Painted Dream. Contemporary Aboriginal Paintings. Johnson, V. (Hrsg.), Auckland City Art Gallery, Auckland 1991, Ausst. Kat.; Tjinytjilpa. The Dotted Design. Aboriginal Art Galleries of Australia (Hrsg.), Melbourne 1998, Ausst. Kat.; Traumzeit - Tjukurrpa. Kunst der Aborigines der Western Desert. Die Donald Kahn-Sammlung, Danzker, J.B. (Hrsg.), Prestel, München und New York 1994, Ausst. Kat.; Voices of the Earth. Paintings, Photography and Sculpture from Aboriginal Australia. Gabrielle Pizzi (Hrsg.), Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne 1996, Ausst. Kat., ISBN 0646288954.

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Willliam Sandy, Bush Bean Ceremony 2001 (triptych), Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen, 122 x 42 cm, Framed Size: 162 x 82 cm (each)       Willliam Sandy, Bush Bean Ceremony 2001 (triptych), Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen, 122 x 42 cm, Framed Size: 162 x 82 cm (each)       Willliam Sandy, Bush Bean Ceremony 2001 (triptych), Synthetic polymer on Belgian linen, 122 x 42 cm, Framed Size: 162 x 82 cm (each)  Framed   

Artist: William Sandy B.1944
itle: Bush Bean Ceremony 2001 (triptych) masterwork
M
useum-quality paintings boast the physical presence of the much contemporary works of art. Painted with
fascinating accuracy, paintings  are hypnotic, show the mysterious topography of Bush Bean Ceremony landscape, give an impression of multi-dimensional illusion of space and depth.
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Image Size
each: 122 x 42 cm
Framed Size
each: 162 x 82 cm

housed in
contemporary frames showcase the state-of-the-art expression
Provenance: Warumpi Art Centre - Warumpi Arts was operated by Papunya Aboriginal artists.

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Artist: William Sandy B. 1944
Title: Bush Bean Ceremony 2001 Masterwork painted with great attention to details
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
Image Size: 155 x 155 cm (stretch in quality timber)
Bush Bean Ceremony (2001) is
Sandy's masterwork boasting the physical presence of the much contemporary work of art. Painted with great attention to details, finesse and fascinating accuracy of fine dots and subtle details, it shows the mysterious topography of the Bush Bean Ceremony landscape. The artwork is hypnotic, it seems to move with the viewer’s eyes giving an impression of multi-dimensional illusion of space and depth.
Provenance: Warumpi Art Centre operated by Papunya Aboriginal artists.

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Artist: William Sandy B. 1944
Title: Bush Bean Ceremony (Winter)
Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen on board
Image Size: 158 cm x 125 cm
Framed Size: 178 cm x 145 cm
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