Tjukurpa Pulkatjara

Tjukurpa Pulkatjara

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TJUKURPA PULKATJARA: THE POWER OF THE LAW is an insight into 48 benchmark works by senior artists from the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara lands, featuring works from major private and public collections. The book celebrates the works of senior artists currently making art in their own country and the work of the Aboriginal-owned community art centres. The artists represented are from the tri-state region to the far north west of South Australia and are at the heart of the contemporary Indigenous art movement. Included are: Jimmy Baker, Maringka Baker, Wingu Tingima, Tommy Mitchell, Harry Tjutjuna, Dicky Minyintri, among othersWingua#39;s formative paintings are also detailed narratives of the sistersa#39; adventures but the loose crescents of breast designs, hair-string ... in her pared down 2009 canvases, which are essays in resonant harmonies of red, orange and yellow, heightened with black and white. ... Interestingly all three artists create conceptual maps of country, formed of expansive fields of luminous colour that bear signs andanbsp;...

Title:Tjukurpa Pulkatjara
Author:Elizabeth Tregenza
Publisher:Wakefield Press - 2010


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