The Art Gallery of South Australia has one of the largest art museum collections in Australia, comprising almost 47,000 works of art spanning 2000 years. Our collection includes paintings, sculpture, prints and drawings, photographs and videos, textiles and clothing, ceramics, glass, metalwork, jewellery and furniture.

To date approximately 46% of collection records are available to view in the online collection. We make regular updates through research and documentation.

Provenance Research

The Gallery undertakes ongoing research to establish the history of ownership, or provenance, of works of art in its collection. Find out more.

Alec Baker, Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1932, Shirley Well, South Australia, Eric Mungi Kunmanara Barney, Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1973, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Taylor Wanyima Cooper, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1940, Malara, a waterhole east of Pipalyatjara, South Australia, Kunmanara Carroll, Pitjantjatjara/Luritja people, South Australia/Northern Territory, born 1950, Ikuntji (Haasts Bluff), Northern Territory, died 2021, Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia, Sammy Dodd, Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1946, Winpiranganyi, South Australia, Kunmanara (Ronnie) Douglas, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1949, Umbeara, Northern Territory, died 2017, Amata, South Australia, Stanley Douglas, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1944, Kulgera, Northern Territory, Arnie Frank, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1960, Yanyarinyi (Kenmore Park), South Australia, David Frank, Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1949, Mount Cavanagh Station, Northern Territory, Witjiti George, Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1938, Lambina/Granite Downs Station, South Australia, Rupert Jack, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1951, Mimili, South Australia, Kunmanara Kaika Burton, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1941, near Wingellina, Western Australia, died 2020, Alice Springs, Kunmanara (Brenton) Ken, Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1944, Willi Willi, south west of Amata, South Australia, died 2018, Mparntwe (Alice Springs), Northern Territory, Freddy Ken, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1951, Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia, Kunmanara (Ray) Ken, Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1940, Amaruna, South Australia, died 2018, MutiTjulu, Northern Territory, Kunmanara Mungkuri, Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1946, Fregon, South Australia, died December 2021, Indulkana, South Australia, Vincent Namatjira, Western Aranda people, Northern Territory, born 14 June 1983, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, David Pearson, Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born c.1964, Indulkana, South Australia, Kunmanara (Jimmy) Pompey, Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1952, Gap Well, South Australia, died 2018, Port Augusta, South Australia, Kunmanara (Willy Muntjantji) Martin, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1950, Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia, died 2018, Kulgera, Northern Territory, Mick Wikilyiri, Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1938, Rocket Bore, Northern Territory, Mumu Mike Williams, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1952, Inturjanu between Kenmore Park and Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia, died 2019, Mparntwe(Alice Springs), Northern Territory, Anwar Young, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1994, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Kuḻaṯa Tjuṯa - A work for Kunmanara (Gordon) Ingkatji, 2016, Indulkana and Amata, Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands, South Australia, synthetic polymer paint on linen, wood, 300.0 x 500.0 cm (painting), 3.0 x 237.7 x 3.0 cm (b), 2.2 x 231.0 x 2.5 cm (c), 2.2 x 213.0 x 2.5 cm (d), 2.4 x 211.1 x 2.4 cm (e), 2.2 x 252.7 x 3.1 cm (f), 2.4 x 210.5 x 2.7 cm (g), 2.6 x 226.0 x 3.1 cm (h), 4.0 x 68.5 x 7.9 cm (i), 2.9 x 63.4 x 6.2 cm (j), 3.0 x 60.5 x 6.6 cm (k), 2.5 x 61.6 x 7.6 cm (l), 2.5 x 58.5 x 7.6 cm (m), 2.2 x 56.3 x 7.3 cm (n), 4.0 x 73.4 x 8.3 cm (o); Acquisition through Tarnanthi: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art supported by BHP 2017, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, © artists and Ernabella Arts, Iwantja Arts, Kaltjiti Arts, Mimili Maku Arts, Tjala Arts, APY Art Centre Collective/Copyright Agency, photo: Silversalt Photography.

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