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Thomas Tjapaltjarri "Tingari - Men's Creation Dreaming"

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Thomas Tjapaltjarri
"Tingari - Men's Creation Dreaming"

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  • 30 x 30 cm
  • Acrylic on Linen
  • 15370
  • $200
  • $150
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  • Born
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  • Pintupi
  • 1964
  • Kiwirrkurra, WA
  • 2017

Thomas paints Tingari - Men's Creation Dreaming which represents many sacred sites of his Country – such as Wilkinkarra, Maruwa, Tarrku, Njami and Yarrawangu, to name a few. These are locations of significant rockholes, sandhills, sacred mountains and water soakage’s in the Gibson Desert.

Thomas can be said to use shapes and symbolic lines in a more organic way than his younger brother, Walala, to represent the sacred ‘Tingari - Men’s Creation Dreaming’. Thomas’s style boldly features rectangles and detailed dot-work set against stark, black or occasionally red backgrounds. In his paintings, Thomas accurately ‘maps’ out the sacred ritual sites in a topographical layout.

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Artist Thomas Tjapaltjarri
TitleTingari - Men's Creation Dreaming
Language GroupPintupi
Born around1964
AreaKiwirrkurra, WA
Catalogue 15370
Date2017
MediumAcrylic on Linen
Size (W x H) 30 x 30 cm
Price $AUD $200   Sale Price $150

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Thomas paints Tingari - Men's Creation Dreaming which represents many sacred sites of his Country – such as Wilkinkarra, Maruwa, Tarrku, Njami and Yarrawangu, to name a few. These are locations of significant rockholes, sandhills, sacred mountains and water soakage’s in the Gibson Desert.

Thomas can be said to use shapes and symbolic lines in a more organic way than his younger brother, Walala, to represent the sacred ‘Tingari - Men’s Creation Dreaming’. Thomas’s style boldly features rectangles and detailed dot-work set against stark, black or occasionally red backgrounds. In his paintings, Thomas accurately ‘maps’ out the sacred ritual sites in a topographical layout.

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