1987/0184 Billabong Karu

Billabong Karu

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
Billabong Karu
Date
1985
Medium/Material
screen-print - one colour: black
Dimensions
51.0cm x 67.0cm (sheet)32.8cm x 41.1cm (image) (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1987
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1987/0184
Currently not on display

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Artist statementPeople come back from hunting to this waterhole – named Karru. Like a creek. Plenty Karru in my country. (O'Ferrall, Jimmy Pike - Desert Designs, 1995)

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