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Title

Untitled

1994

Artist

Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri

Australia

circa 1926 – 16 Aug 1998

Language group: Pintupi, Western Desert region

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Walungurru (Kintore) Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    1994
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    synthetic polymer paint on canvas
    Dimensions
    89.5 x 45.0 cm stretcher
    Credit
    Purchased with funds provided by the Aboriginal Collection Benefactors' Group 2006
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    168.2006
    Copyright
    © Estate of Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd
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    Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri

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    The Papunya Tula documentation for MN940258 states:

    This painting depicts the Kungka Kutjarra (Two women) at the site of Putja, a rockhole to the south of the Kintore community. While at this site the two women played the manimani game. This game involves clearing an area of ground directly in front of them and placing leaves to represent an imaginary family. During this the ground is tapped lightly with a small stick and songs are chanted. This game is said to attract an eligible male.

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Walungurru (Kintore)

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