Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori Survey Exhibition at the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris, France


Since 2017 Beverly Knight served as a primary consultant with the Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain in Paris, France, on behalf of the artist and her Estate, to develop a major survey exhibition honouring the work and legacy of Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori.

Opened by Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in July 2022, this significant and comprehensive solo exhibition paid tribute to Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori by bringing together thirty monumental paintings by the artist, including spectacular collaborative paintings created with other Kaiadilt artists, including her daughters. Curated thanks to several exceptional loans from major Australian galleries such as Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, National Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, Art Gallery of New South Wales and HOTA, Home of the Arts, as well as Musée du Quai Branly – Jacques Chirac, and generous loans by private lenders, the exhibition invited an international audience to discover the oeuvre and legacy of one of Australia’s greatest contemporary artists.

Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori is on exhibition at the prestigious Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris from 3 July – 6 November 2022 and the Triennale di Milano at the Palazzo dell’Arte in Milan, from February – June 2023.

To coincide with the major survey exhibition of paintings Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori the Fondation Cartier, in close collaboration with Sally Gabori’s family and the Kaiadilt community and with ongoing support from Beverly Knight, published a comprehensive Exhibition Catalogue including an additional sixty works by the artist, and developed an Online Project dedicated to the rich oeuvre and important cultural legacy Sally Gabori left to successive Kaiadilt generations. The Online Project, recognised as the most exhaustive archive ever compiled on the history of Sally Gabori and the Kaiadilt people, is available here: Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, Fondation Cartier Online Project