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Liddy Walker Napanangka, Dogwood Tree Dreaming

Liddy Walker Napanangka Dogwood Tree Dreaming, 2011

View in a room Painting 42.1 x 42.1 x 2 inch

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Liddy Walker Napanangka, Dogwood Tree Dreaming
Description
  • Offered by the gallery

    Professional art gallery
    Lyon - France

  • Authenticity

    Work sold with an invoice from the gallery
    and a certificate of authenticity

  • Signature

    Hand-signed by artist

  • Medium

    Painting : acrylic

  • Themes

    Abstract, Aboriginal art

  • Support

    Painting on canvas

  • Type

    Unique work

  • Dimensions cm | inch

    42.1 x 42.1 x 2 inch

  • Framing

    Not framed

  • Collector’s Guide

  • About the artwork

    The main motif of this painting depicts the "Wakirlpirri" (Dogwood Acacia coriacea) tree. Wakirlpirri is a very useful tree that grows on the sides of creek beds and near "mulga" trees. The seeds of this tree can be eaten raw or cooked on the fire.

    A deliciously sweet drink called "yinjirrpi" is made from the seeds when they have been dried. the wood can be used to make weapons such as "karli" (boomerangs) dans dancing boards for ceremonies. It is also food wood for burning on the fire because rain cannot extinguish burning Wakirlpirri wood. In contemporary Warlpiri paintings traditional iconography is used to represent the Jukurrpa, particular sites and other elements.

    This Jukurrpa travels from Jarrarda-Jarrayi througth to Puturlu (Mount Theo) west of Yuendumu. This Jukurrpa belongs to Japanangka/Japangardi men and to Napanangka/Napangardi women.

    • Tags
    • abstract

    • aboriginal painting

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Liddy Walker Napanangka

Born in: 1925

Australia

Liddy Walker Napanangka is an Australian painter born in 1925.

During her childhood, Liddy grew up with her family in the Australian bush camp, she likes traveling and visiting the rest of her country whenever she can, specially to the west of Yuendumu. Liddy Walker Napanangka used to live in the aboriginal community of Yuendumu, in Northern Australia.

Her paintings are typically aboriginal, it has abstract and geometric patterns in vivid colors. She applies the material in thick dots which often gives her pieces the appearance of a mosaic.
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Liddy Walker Napanangka, Dogwood Tree Dreaming
Liddy Walker Napanangka, Dogwood Tree Dreaming

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