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MBS0127

Ceremonial Man

Medium
Wood and Acrylic Paint
Size
120 x 23 x 20cm
Year Painted
2009
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MBS0127

Ceremonial Man

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Catalogue Number:
MBS0127

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:
120 x 23 x 20cm
Medium:
Wood and Acrylic Paint
Year Painted:
2009
Title:
Ceremonial Man

Description

A respected sculptor at his home in Utopia, Wally has been sculpting for many years. Carved from the wood of trees found in Utopia, this sculpture shows a man prepared for ceremony. You can see the ceremonial body paint designs on his body.

Located at
Mbantua Warehouse (MGW)

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