1987/0160 Body painting

Body painting

Artist

Jimmy PIKE
Indigenous
Birth:
c 1940
 in
Japingka, south of Fitzroy Crossing, Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia
Death:
03 Nov 2002
 in
Derby, Western Australia

Artwork

Title
Body painting
Date
1987
Medium/Material
colour screen-print
Dimensions
60 x 78.7cm (sheet)37.5 x 56.2cm (image) (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1987
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1987/0160
Currently not on display

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Artist statementUsed in law by people from that desert country. Jilji (sandhills) in the foreground. (O'Ferrall, Jimmy Pike - Desert Designs, 1995)

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