1992/0059 Kalpurtu II

Kalpurtu II

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
Kalpurtu II
Date
1991
Medium/Material
colour screenprint on paper
Dimensions
100.4 x 70.5 cm (sheet)76.5 x 55.6 cm (image) (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1992
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1992/0059
Currently not on display

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Artist statementThat’s Japingka waterhole. Two Kalpurtu are standing up; they got up from the waterhole. Kalpurtu are magic snakes. When they smell people, they get up from the waterhole. (O'Ferrall, Jimmy Pike - Desert Designs, 1995)

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