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Maxie Tjampitjinpa

(Australia circa 1945 – 1997)

Language group
Warlpiri, Central Desert region
Women's dreaming
Place of origin
Central and Western DesertNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Cultural origin
Papunya Tula Movement
Media category
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on linen

182.5 x 122.0 x 2.3 cm stretcher

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Gift of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1995
Accession number
© Estate of Maxie Tjampitjinpa. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

Edmund Capon, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996.

Vivien Johnson and Tim Johnson, The Painted Dream, 1991, 47.

Vivien Johnson, Painted Dreams, 'Collecting Western Desert Art - a personal view', pg. 8-13, Sydney, 1995, 11, 38, 39 (colour illus.), 46. plate no. 13

Chips Mackinolty., The Australian, `Vanguard of `new wave' Papunya art', Surry Hills, 22 May 1997, (illus.).

Ross Mellick and Nick Waterlow, Spirit and place: Art in Australia 1861-1996, Sydney, Nov 1996, 150.

Exhibition history (3)

Painted Dreams, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1982–1982

Spirit and place: art in Australia 1861-1996, Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia, 21 Nov 1996–31 Mar 1997

Papunya Tula Artists (1988), Wagga Wagga City Art Gallery, Australia