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Title

Untitled

2001

Artist

George Tjungurrayi

Australia

circa 1945 -

Language group

Pintupi, Western Desert region

Alternate image of Untitled by George Tjungurrayi
Alternate image of Untitled by George Tjungurrayi
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Walungurru (Kintore) Northern Territory Australia
    Cultural origin
    Pintupi, Western Desert region
    Date
    2001
    Media category
    Painting
    Materials used
    acrylic on linen
    Dimensions
    186.0 x 244.0 cm
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges 2016. Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    276.2016
    Copyright
    © George Tjungurrayi. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

    Reproduction requests

    Wynne Prize
    - 2003
    Artist information
    George Tjungurrayi

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  • About

    This work was highly commended in the Wynne Prize 2003 and acquired by the Gallery in 2016.
    George Tjungurrayi was born in the vicinity of Kiwirrkura c. 1945 and came in from the desert by way of Mount Doreen and Yuendumu. In 1962 he accompanied Jeremy Long on a patrol out into the Western Desert. He began painting at west camp in Papunya, NT around 1976 and has since worked at Yayayi, Mount Liebig and Walungurru (Kintore).

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Walungurru (Kintore)

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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