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MBS0075

Bush Turkey

Wally Clarke Pwerle

Wally Clarke Pwerle

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Medium
Acrylic on Wood
Size
63 x 22 x 27cm
Year Painted
2009
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MBS0075

Bush Turkey

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Catalogue Number:
MBS0075

Artist Profile

Wally was well known for his sculptures. His paintings are typical of the Utopia…

Artist Profile

Artist Profile

Wally Clarke Pwerle
Born:

c. 1953

Deceased:

2016

Language Group:

Alyawarre

Country:

Atnwengerrp, Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Medium:

Acrylic on Canvas, Wood Carving

Subjects:

Grass Seed Dreaming, Men's Ceremony, Bird, Bush Turkey, Ceremonial Man, Camp Dog, Hat

Wally was well known for his sculptures. His paintings are typical of the Utopia male artists style. He describes country and ceremony through fine linear dot work, forming concentric circles and parallel lines.

Wally was married to Janice Clarke Kngwarreye and she is also a very accomplished painter. Together they have seven children. The late Louie Pwerle, respected sculpture and painter, was Wally's brother.

COLLECTIONS
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, NSW
The Holmes à Court Collection, Perth, WA
Mbantua Gallery Collection, Alice Springs, NT

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Artist Name, Artwork Size, Medium, Year Painted, Title,

Information

Artist Name:
Wally Clarke Pwerle
Artwork Size:
63 x 22 x 27cm
Medium:
Acrylic on Wood
Year Painted:
2009
Title:
Bush Turkey

Description

Arwengerrp (known as Bush Turkey in English) are usually found in densely grassed areas and are a favoured food for the aboriginal people. Hunting is still carried out to this day.

Located at
Mbantua Warehouse