1987/0185 Warnajiljikarraji

Warnajiljikarraji

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
Warnajiljikarraji
Date
1985
Medium/Material
screen-print - one colour: black
Dimensions
48.5cm x 65.5cm (sheet)30.3cm x 45.2cm (image) (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1987
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1987/0185
Currently not on display

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Artist statementSnake living in the sandhills. It eats sand and lives in a hole. When big mob come in, they make smooth tracks going round. Sometimes they might fight over a female snake. Sometimes the female run away, leaves them fighting. (O'Ferrall, Jimmy Pike - Desert Designs, 1995)

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