1992/0064 Father's country

Father's country

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
Father's country
Date
1991
Medium/Material
colour screen-print on paper
Dimensions
67.4 x 83.0 cm (sheet)40.8 x 50.5 cm (image) (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1992
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1992/0064
Currently not on display

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Artist statementWhen the two cousin brothers, Kurntumaru and Parnaparnti, travelled through there, they bin looking back. They find hole right through, like a cave. They seen right through the rock. The country goes higher. That’s my father’s country. (O'Ferrall, Jimmy Pike - Desert Designs, 1995)

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