1996/0344 Karawangarra

Karawangarra

Artist

Eubena NAMPITJIN
Indigenous
Birth:
c 1921
 in
Tjinjadpa, near Jupiter Well, Western Australia
Death:
2013
 in
Wirrimanu (Balgo), Western Australia

Artwork

Title
Karawangarra
Date
1996
Medium/Material
oil on linen
Dimensions
119.0 x 80.0 cm (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1996
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1996/0344
Currently not on display

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Being born in the desert, her artwork reflects her Tjukurrpa (Dreamtime) stories. Karawangarra is a raw and abstract vision of her country with its hills, creeks and rock holes. The work can be seen as a metaphor for a particular part of her country that is related to Tjukurrpa.

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