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Title

Snake dreaming


Artist

Timmy Payungka Tjapangati

Australia

circa 1940 - 07 May 2000

Language group

Pintupi, Western Desert region


Details


Date

1984


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on canvas


Dimensions

123 x 76.5 x 2.2 cm stretcher


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1995


Location

Not on display


Accession number

485.1995


Artist information

Timmy Payungka Tjapangati

Artist profile

Works in the collection

6


Place

Where the work was made
Central and Western Desert

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


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

  • Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997

  • Bulada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Aug 1997–14 Dec 1997


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Vivien Johnson, Lives of the Papunya Tula Artists, 'Timmy Payungka Tjapangati', pg. 47-50, Northern Territory, 2008, 47 (colour illus.). NOTE: In this book the painting is reproduced with a different orientation.

Vivien Johnson, Painted Dreams, 'Collecting Western Desert Art - a personal view', pg. 8-13, Sydney, 1995, 10, 28, 29 (colour illus.,), 46. plate no. 8

Wendy Symonds (Editor), Look, 'The Festival of the Dreaming', pg. 22-23, Heidelberg, Sep 1997, 23 (illus.).