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Gideon Tjupurrula

(Australia circa 1928 – 1996)

Language group
Pintupi, Western Desert region , Pitjantjatjara, Southern Desert region
Title
Two men dreaming
Place of origin
Ikuntji (Haasts Bluff)Northern TerritoryAustralia
Cultural origin
Papunya Tula Movement
Year
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
Accession number
488.1995
Copyright
© Estate of Gideon Tjupurrula. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

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.

Exhibition history (2)

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