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MBS0112

Bush Turkey

Medium
Wood and Acrylic Paint
Size
51 x 25 x 26cm
Year Painted
2009
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MBS0112

Bush Turkey

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Catalogue Number:
MBS0112

Artist Profile

Wally Clarke Pwerle Born: c. 1953 Deceased: 2016 Language Group: Alyawar…

Artist Profile

Wally Clarke Pwerle

Born: c. 1953

Deceased: 2016

Language Group: Alyawarre

Country: Atnwengerrp/Irrweltye, Utopia Region, North East of Alice Springs

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas, Wood Carvings

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

Wally is 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 is 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

Powerhouse Museum, Sydney

The Holmes a Court Collection, Perth

Mbantua Gallery Permanent Collection, Alice Springs

Information

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

Information

Artist Name:
Wally Clarke Pwerle
Artwork Size:
51 x 25 x 26cm
Medium:
Wood and Acrylic Paint
Year Painted:
2009
Title:
Bush Turkey

Description

A respected sculptor at his home in Utopia, Wally has been sculpting for Mbantua Gallery for many years. Carved from the wood of trees found in northern Utopia, this sculpture is of a bush turkey (also known as arwengerrp to Wally). The bush t

Located at
Mbantua Warehouse (MGW)

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