Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori

The exhibition of the internationally renowned aboriginal artist


The Fondation Cartier pour l'art contemporain continues to take us on a journey through the worlds of ever more exceptional artists. After Mexico, we are heading to Oceania with the first solo exhibition of the Aboriginal artist Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori outside Australia. 

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Considered one of the greatest Australian contemporary artists of the last two decades, Sally Gabori began painting in 2005, at the age of 80, and quickly achieved national and international artistic renown. In a few years, with a rare creative intensity, until her death in 2015, she elaborated a unique work with vibrant colors, without apparent attachment to other aesthetic currents, notably within contemporary Aboriginal painting. Bringing together some thirty monumental paintings, the exhibition is realized in close collaboration with the artist's family and the Kaiadilt community, as well as with leading specialists in Kaiadilt art and culture. 


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From July 3 to November 6, 2022
Cartier Foundation
261 bd Raspail, 75014 Paris

Invitation valid for two people.

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Photo credits: Sally Gabori, Mornington Island Arts and Crafts Center, 2008-2012. © The Estate of Sally Gabori. Photo © Inge Cooper // Dibirdibi Country, 2008 Synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas, 198 × 304 cm National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia. Acquisition, NGV Supporters of Indigenous Art, 2010 © The Estate of Sally Gabori. Photo: © National Gallery of Victoria.

261 bd Raspail, 75014 Paris