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Title

Two men dreaming

1985


Artist

Gideon Tjupurrula

Australia

circa 1928 - 1996

Language groups

Pintupi, Western Desert region, Pitjantjatjara, Southern Desert region


Details


Date

1985


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on canvas


Dimensions

152.5 x 152.5 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1995


Location

Not on display


Accession number

488.1995


Artist information

Gideon Tjupurrula

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 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


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Vivien Johnson, Painted Dreams, 'Collecting Western Desert Art - a personal view', pg. 8-13, Sydney, 1995, 10, 30, 31 (colour illus.), 46. plate no. 9

Vivien Johnson, Lives of the Papunya Tula Artists, 'Gideon Tjupurrula', pg. 157, Northern Territory, 2008, 157 (colour illus.). NOTE: In this book the painting is reproduced with a different orientation.