Artist: Thomas Tjapaltjarri
Skin Name: Tjapaltjarri
Language Group: Pintupi
Region: Gibson Desert
Vendor: Utopian Aboriginal Art
Dreaming: Tingari Cycle and Men’s Business.
Born c1960’s in the Gibson Desert
Thomas had a traditional nomadic childhood with eight others of his extended family (including his brothers Warlimpirrnga and Walala). In October 1984 they made international news when they had first contact with ‘the outside world and Europeans” by moving to Kiwirrkura.
Thomas paints the Tingari Cycle and Men’s Business. The paintings exhibited here are the Tingari Cycle.
Acrylic polymer on Belgian linen
Eastern Desert Art ABN: 79 722 554 907
Tel: (08) 8956 9433 (Australia wide) or +618 8956 9433 (international)
Fax: (08) 8956 9177 (Australia wide) or +618 8956 9177 (international)
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