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MB059344

Bush Medicine Leaf

Medium
Acrylic on Linen
Size
120 x 90cm
Year Painted
2022
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Artist Profile

Abie Loy Kemarre Born: 1972Language Group: AnmatyerreCountry: Ilyentye (or Ahalp…

Artist Profile

Abie Loy Kemarre

Born: 1972

Language Group: Anmatyerre

Country: Ilyentye (or Ahalpere), Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen, Batik on Silk

Subjects: Bush Medicine Leaf, Bush Turkey, Akatyerre (Desert Raisin or Bush Tomato), Awelye (Women's Ceremony and Body Paint Designs)

Abie commenced painting c.1994 under the guidance of her grandmother, Kathleen Petyarre (one of the seven famous sisters). Her paintings show the detailed designs of her stories using fine dotwork and contemporary designs.

Abie is a very talented and established artist. She was selected as a finalist in the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award (NATSIAA) in 1997 and 2001.

Abie's work in batik was sent to Bali to be exhibited. Her works in acrylics have been exhibited in Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne and overseas.

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Mbantua Gallery Collection, Alice Springs, NT

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Artist Name, Artwork Size, Medium, Year Painted,

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Artist Name:
Abie Loy Kemarre
Artwork Size:
120 x 90cm
Medium:
Acrylic on Linen
Year Painted:
2022
Title:
Bush Medicine Leaf
Free Shipping Worldwide!:
This painting on linen will be shipped in a cylinder to you free of charge, worldwide! An option to have this painting 'stretched' onto a wooden frame may be available. If selected, further charges will apply and will be calculated at checkout.

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In this painting Abie depicts the leaf of the antywerleny (Acacia Tenuissima), a type of wattle. The leaves of the antywerleny are crushed and mixed with animal fat for use as a medicinal ointment, or soaked in water to make a medicinal wash.

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Mbantua Darwin Gallery

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