1987/0161 Kartiya boat

Kartiya boat

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
Kartiya boat
Date
1987
Medium/Material
colour screen-print
Dimensions
65 x 96.7cm (sheet)48.5 x 67.7cm (image) (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1987
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1987/0161
Currently not on display

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Artist statementWhen the first Kartiya (Europeans) came to Australia with a boat; when they first find Australia. That's a reef and land; he's coming into that land. (O'Ferrall, Jimmy Pike - Desert Designs, 1995)

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