2013/0005 Pwanga

Pwanga

Artist

Jean Baptiste (Pulukatu) APUATIMI
Aboriginal/Indigenous
Birth:
24 Jun 1940
 in
Pirlangimpi (Garden Point), Melville Island, Northern Territory
Death:
18 Feb 2013
 in
Bathurst Island, Northern Territory

Artwork

Title
Pwanga
Date
2012
Medium/Material
etching and aquatint on paper
Dimensions
98.3 x 49.5 cm (image)120.0 x 70.0 cm (paper) (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased through the Art Gallery of Western Australia Foundation: TomorrowFund, 2013
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
2013/0005
Currently not on display

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Artist statement, c.2013I love my painting, I love doing it. My husband, Declan Apuatimi taught me to paint. The designs are ones he taught me. He said ‘One day you will be an artist, you will take my place.’ Now I am doing that. Painting makes me alive. (Tiwi Designs)

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