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circa 1981 - 2002
Pike, Jimmy, 1940 - 2002
Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16) | Art - Artists - Men
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Printed image, on sheet 51 x 67.5 cm
Inscribed 'AP JPIKE' on front. Inscribed 'ATS_1036/ATS_1036_321 2014L/0379' on reverse. Circular label inscribed '487.02' on reverse.
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Walmajarri / Walmatjarri language (A66) (WA SE51-16)
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Fremantle (Perth SW WA SI50-02)
Stephen Culley & David Wroth, Desert Designs, Fremantle, Western Australia, circa 1985 - circa 2002
|Is referenced by|| |
Amadio, Nadine. Jimmy Pike: Graphics from the Christensen Fund Collection. Perth: Christensen Fund, 1988.
O'Ferrall, Michael. Jimmy Pike - Desert Designs 1981 - 1995. Perth, W.A.: Art Gallery of Western Australia, 1995.
|Artist statement|| |
When single woman like man, she draw this story in the mud with a stick. When woman talk about a man, talks about love, she draws this story. When someone tells, or a man sees a story, then he goes to the woman. Then they talk marriage. Mirnmirt is marriage law. When man has finished the law, done everything, he can marry. He has got to learn everything. There are two laws. One for the young boy takes several months. One for the full man takes five or six years. When man come back from bush after manhood, woman sitting. They have a big feast and make man and women red with clay.
Art - Art motifs
Religion - Rites - Sand and ground design
Love in art
Marriage in art
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|Rights holder|| |
Copyright Pat Lowe
Licenced to AIATSIS. All rights reserved.
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