1987/0149 Tingari dreaming at Walpunya

Tingari dreaming at Walpunya

Artist

Charlie Tararu TJUNGARRAYI
Indigenous
Birth:
c 1920
 in
Northern Territory
Death:
1999
 in
Northern Territory

Artwork

Title
Tingari dreaming at Walpunya
Date
1986
Medium/Material
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Dimensions
122.0 x 121.5 cm (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1987
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1987/0149
Currently not on display

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Extended Label

The black area in the centre of the painting probably represents a cave. The Tingari Cycle contains information of a highly secret-sacred nature only revealed to senior initiated men. Little devils is given by artists painting subjects related to the Tingari Ancestors.

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