1992/0061 Jumu Yirrirna

Jumu Yirrirna

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
Jumu Yirrirna
Date
1991
Medium/Material
colour screen-print on paper
Dimensions
67.7 x 84.5cm (sheet)42.5 x 59.5cm (image) (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1992
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1992/0061
Currently not on display

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Artist statementJumu is like a seasonal waterhole. This jumu is in the Japingka area. The big dark trees all around are bush peanut trees. In my country there we eat the peanuts, cook them in the fire and open them up. (O'Ferrall, Jimmy Pike - Desert Designs, 1995)

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