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George Tjungurrayi

George Tjungurrayi

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Artist Profile

George Tjungurrayi was born near Kiwirrkurra in the Gibson Desert, Western Austr…

Artist Profile

Artist Profile

George Tjungurrayi
Born:

c. 1947

Language Group:

Pintupi

Country:

Walungurru (Kintore), West of Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Medium:

Acrylic on Canvas and Linen

Subjects:

Tingari, Kuniya at Karrilwarra

George Tjungurrayi was born near Kiwirrkurra in the Gibson Desert, Western Australia. He began painting in Papunya around 1976 for Papunya Tula Artists and his older brother, Willy Tjungurrayi, is also an established Pintupi artist. George is considered one of the most respected senior artists from the Western Desert.

George paints the Tingari stories for his region and his paintings often represent specific sacred sites located in his ancestral country.

COLLECTIONS
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs, NT
EXHIBITIONS
1991-1992
Friendly Country, Friendly People - Touring Exhibition, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, NT
1997
Utopia Art Sydney, Sydney, NSW
1998
Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC
2002
Utopia Art Sydney, Sydney, NSW
2002
MERIDIAN: Focus on Contemporary Australian Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, NSW
2003
Paintings from Mamultjulkulnga and Kirrimalunya, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, VIC
50 Most Collectable Artists, Australian Art Collector magazine - Named
REFERENCES
Johnson, V.
(1994) The Dictionary of Western Desert Artists, Crafts Wales

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Artist Name:
George Tjungurrayi
Artwork Size:
149 x 91cm
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