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ABORIGINAL ARTISTS OR WESTERN

Ken THAIDAY

 
Dates: 1950
Language: Meriam Mir
Community: Darnley Island (Erub)
Art : Aboriginal
Region: Torres Strait
State: Queensland


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Ken Thaiday Snr. (b. 1950) is a leader of the Torres Strait Islands’ cultural community in every sense, and continues to break new ground in how Erub (Darnley) Island traditions and customs are interpreted in the contemporary era.

Ken Thaiday Snr. in collaboration with Jason Christopher a monumental sculpture installation for the Oceanographique Museum of Monaco. View this work

Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France / Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia / Cultural Centre of Tjibaou, Noumea, Nouvelle-Calédonie / Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney / Cambridge University Museum of Anthropology, United Kingdom / National Gallery of Australia, Canberra / National Museum of Australia, Canberra / Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand / Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Artworks
Ken THAIDAY_Black bamboo hammerhead shark headdress_Australian Aboriginal art
N°: 1464

Ken THAIDAY

Black bamboo hammerhead shark headdress

black bamboo, plywood, emeu feather, eagle feather
10 000 < 15 000 euros

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Ken THAIDAY_Dance machine - Hammer head shark_Australian Aboriginal art
N°: 1400

Ken THAIDAY

Dance machine - Hammer head shark

Wood, feather, acrylic
Vendue / Sold. COLLECTION MUSEE DES CONFLUENCES (LYON)

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Ken THAIDAY_Dari headdress_Australian Aboriginal art
N°: 1466

Ken THAIDAY

Dari headdress

acrylic on plywood, eagle feather, emeu feather
3000 < 6500 euros

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Ken THAIDAY_Dugong_Australian Aboriginal art
N°: 1467

Ken THAIDAY

Dugong

Acrylic on plywood, black bamboo, string
3000 < 6500 euros

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Ken THAIDAY_Trevally fish with Landscape_Australian Aboriginal art
N°: 1465

Ken THAIDAY

Trevally fish with Landscape

acrylic on plywood, eagle feather
3000 < 6500 euros

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    Some references:
Musée du Quai Branly, Musée des Confluences à Lyon, Musée d'Art Contemporain les Abattoirs à Toulouse, Musée des Arts d’Afrique et d’Asie de Vichy, Musée de la Musique, Museum d'histoire naturelle de Lille, Musée de Rochefort, Fondation Electricité de France, Fondation Colas, Banque Dexia ...

We are members of the Chambre Nationale des Experts Spécialisés en Objets d'Art et de Collection (C.N.E.S.)*
We are members of the Comité Professionnel des Galeries d'Art
We are signatories of the Indigenous Art Code
We are members of the Association des Galeries Parisiennes
*National French Chamber of experts specialized in artworks