Wakartu Cory Surprise - Pamarr Mens ceremonies business - 90 x 90 cm - 406/06

Wakartu Cory Surprise  - Pamarr Mens ceremonies business - 90 x 90 cm - 406/06
Wakartu Cory Surprise  - Pamarr Mens ceremonies business - 90 x 90 cm - 406/06

Wakartu Cory Surprise - Pamarr Mens ceremonies business - 90 x 90 cm - 406/06

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Artiste : Wakartu Cory Surprise

Titre de l'œuvre : Pamarr Mens ceremonies business

Format : 90 x 90 cm

Provenance et certificat : centre d'art de Mangkaja

Référence de cette peinture Aborigène d'Australie : 406/06

Explications sur cette œuvre :

Wakartu Cory Surprise born about 1929 and died 2011. Wakartu was born at Tapu. After the death of her parents she travelled with her brothers to Kaningarra and Wayampajirti where she grew up. As a married woman, she and her husband ran away from Christmas Creek Station, and the police brought her husband back in chains. Wakartu raised seven children while working for the police, on stations, and collecting minerals for rations.

This painting evokes Pamarr hill dedicated to a resticted part of the territory for mens business.

Collection :
National museum of Canberra
National Gallery of Victoria
Charles Darwin University
Laverty Collection Steve Luzco collection, San Francisco USA
European collections

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