1990/0003 Mulga tree ceremony (Endunga)

Mulga tree ceremony (Endunga)

Artist

Lyndsay Bird MPETYANE
Indigenous
Birth:
c 1935
 in
Papunya, Northern Territory

Artwork

Title
Mulga tree ceremony (Endunga)
Date
1989
Medium/Material
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Dimensions
147 x 120cm (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1990
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1990/0003
Currently not on display

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The artist is one of a small group of oler men painting at Utopia, which is better know for the silk batiks and canvas paintings of Utopia's women artists. 'Endunga' is the Anmatyerre word for 'ceremony', and the formal symbols included in the painting refer to ceremonial designs.

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