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  • Title: Miyinga (12/21)
  • Artist: Jean Baptiste Apuatimi (dec)
  • Region: Tiwi Islands
  • Art Centre: Tiwi Design
  • Medium: Etching
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  • Dimensions: 98 x 24.8 cm
  • Edition Size: 20
  • Price ($AUD): $ 880

Artwork Story

This is olden days painting (Parlini Jilamara). A long time ago in the early days we put red, yellow and white ochre on our face and body for Pukamani and Kulama ceremonies. Sometimes we still do this. My husband taught me this style, he used to tell me story about that painting.

 

© Jean Baptiste Apuatimi, c/o Tiwi Design

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