Marlene Young Larry

Marlene Young Larry

Marlene Young Larry

Born: c. 1971

Language Group: Pintupi

Country: Papunya, North West of Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Medium: Acrylic on Canvas and Linen

Subjects: Tingari

Marlene Young Larry is the adopted daughter of Dr. George Tjapaltjarri, a Pintupi traditional medicine man renowned for his 'Tingari Cycle' stories. Marlene learnt to paint with his guidance. Although Dr George's paintings relate to the male ancestors travelling the land, Marlene's relate only to female ancestors travelling their land around the western and central desert.