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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 '56/65 JPIKE' below image. Inscribed 'ATS_1036/ATS_1036_346 2014L/0448 BW 7' on reverse.
|Title devised by|| |
|Language of resource|| |
Walmajarri / Walmatjarri language (A66) (WA SE51-16)
|Creation place / original location|| |
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|| |
Grandfather and grandson been living been living in this place in Dreamtime. Old man sleeping by fire in rock shelter. Young man sleep outside - told 'this place for old men'. Young man cover himself with sand, build little wall to cover himself. They don't let him in. They punish him. When this old fella go to sleep, big rain comes in. Young fella wakes up. Grabs that firestick from there, and puts him in another place, hides it under a rock hole.Comes back and finds old man still asleep. He get all the food and take it and get the firestick from the other rock hole. Old man got up and there was nothing - no fire. Looking around and calling out Bu Bu - sound like a big bird - he answers. He tracked him right up to Kulijirri, a little water hole, nearest one. He got a big sandhill. He follows him up to big sandhill. Young man cooking kangaroo, with two dogs. Theu argue about the fire. The two dogs they grab the old man, the fight him. They kill him right there. He turns into two rocks. He roll down the hill to the waterhole named Kulkurr far away.
Art - Subjects - Landscapes
Art - Subjects - Water sources
Art - Subjects - Dreamtime Story
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|Rights holder|| |
Copyright Pat Lowe
Licenced to AIATSIS. All rights reserved.
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