An image of Untitled

Makinti Napanangka

(Australia circa 1930 – 09 Jan 2011)

Community
Walungurru (Kintore), Western Desert region
Language group
Pintupi, Western Desert region

Untitled

Location
Yiribana Gallery
Further information

The Art Centre documentation for this work states:

This painting depicts designs associated with the site of Lupulnga, a rockhole situated south of the Kintore community. The peewee dreaming is associated with this site, as well as Kungka Kutjarra or the two travelling women dreaming.

During mythological times a group of ancestral women visited the site holding ceremonies associated with the area, before continuing their travels north to Kaakuratintja (Lake MacDonald), and later the Kintore area. The lines in the paintings represent spun hair-string which is used in the making of nyimparra (hair-belts), which are worn by both men and women during ceremonies.

Year
2007
Media
Painting
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Dimensions
183.09 x 153.0 cm stretcher
Credit
Purchased with funds donated in memory of James Agapitos OAM 2007
Accession number
352.2007
Copyright
© Estate of Makinti Napanangka. licensed by Viscopy, Sydney