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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 cm
Inscribed 'AP JPIKE' on front. Inscribed 'ATS_1036/ATS_1036_327 2014L/0395' on reverse. Circular label inscribed '476.02' on reverse.
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Walmajarri / Walmatjarri language (A66) (WA SE51-16)
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Fremantle (Perth SW WA SI50-02)
|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|| |
The people go from one jila (waterhole) to another. Japingka is the main jila. This one is Warnti waterhole. Warnti live a long time at this waterhole. People been coming here more than 20,000 years. The people gone, but the water is still there. Something keep the water there - snake. He keeps the waterhole. These big trees, ngarllka grows around the banks of the Warnti. Their roots keep the water. When one tree dies another grows back in its place. Ngalyamarra is the white rock by this waterhole. it keeps the water cold. This is ngapa drinking water. The water comes up through the bank, from underground. This is surrounded by sandhills.
Art - Subjects - Landscapes
Art - Subjects - Water sources
Art - Subjects - Plants
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|Rights holder|| |
Copyright Pat Lowe
Licenced to AIATSIS. All rights reserved.
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