Tali Sandhills by George Tjungurrayi (alias Hairbrush)

George 'Hairbrush' Tjungurrayi 'Blue Tali' 122 x 123cm .jpg
George 'Hairbrush' Tjungurrayi 'Blue Tali' 122 x 123cm .jpg

Tali Sandhills by George Tjungurrayi (alias Hairbrush)

6,000.00

George Tjungurrayi (Alias Hairbrush) c. 1947

Acrylic on canvas

122 x 123cm

© George Tjungurrayi (alias Hairbrush) licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd
 

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This painting is of the wind markings in the sandhills of the desert.  George Tjungurrayi was born in Pintupi country across the Western Australia border circa 1947.  He began painting in West Camp in Papunya around 1976 for Papunya Tula Artists and continued painting while residing at Yai Yai, Warawa, Mount Liebig and Kintore.  His ancestral country covers the sites around Wala Wala, Kiwirrkura, Lake Mackay, Kulkuta, Karku, Ngaluwinyamana and Kilpinya to the north-west of Kintore.  George paints the Tingari stories for this region.

COLLECTIONS :

National Gallery of Australia

National Gallery of Victoria

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Queensland Gallery

Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs

Musée du quai Branly, Paris, France

Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand

Robert Holmes à Court Collection

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, Darwin

Griffith University Art Collection

Kelton Foundation, Los Angeles, USA

University of Virginia, USA

Groninger Museum, The Netherlands