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George Tjungurrayi

(Australia circa 1945 – )

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

Untitled

Location
Not on display
Further information

George Tjungurrayi was born in the vicinity of Kiwirrkura c. 1945 and came in from the desert by way of Mount Doreen and Yuendumu. In 1962 he accompanied Jeremy Long on a patrol out into the Western Desert. He began painting at west camp in Papunya, NT around 1976 and has since worked at Yayayi, Mount Liebig and Walungurru (Kintore).

Place of origin
Walungurru (Kintore), Northern Territory, Australia
Cultural origin
Pintupi, Western Desert region
Year
2001
Media
Painting
Medium
acrylic on linen
Dimensions
186.0 x 244.0 cm
Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.

Credit
Gift of Helen Eager and Christopher Hodges 2016. Donated through the Australian Government Cultural Gifts Program
Accession number
276.2016
Copyright
© George Tjungurrayi. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd