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Lot 237: Ada Bird Petyarre 2002 Awelye, Mountain Devil synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
December 11, 2016
Ashfield, AustraliaLive Auction
Ada Bird Petyarre
Awelye, Mountain Devil
synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
300 x 200 cm
Urapunja Artists, Utopia, Northern Territory (stock STI-11702) Simon Turner International, New South Wales
2003 - Woolloongabba Art Gallery, QLD
This painting is based on womens ceremonial body paint designs, the translation to canvas offering a further aesthetic appreciation of an art tradition grown from one of the worlds oldest living cultures.