George Hairbrush Tjungurrayi 100cm x 153cm
George Hairbrush Tjungurrayi 100cm x 153cm
Artist - George Hairbrush Tjungurrayi
Title - Tingari Cycle
Size - 100cm x 153cm
Code - 3070

Price: $6500

About The Artist

Born: – C 1947 

Region:  Jupiter Wells W.A & Walungurru (Kintore) N.T

Language Group: Pintup

George was born in his traditional Pintupi country just across the border of Western Australia. He and his elder brother Willy along with many other male artists began painting for the Papunya Tula artists in 1976.

Moving around the country George paints sacred sites located in his ancestral country associated with “Tingari Cycle” Tingari refers to the ancestors of the Pintupi people who were responsible for the creation of the country. These people travelled through large areas of the desert establishing natural features, laws, stories and songs for the benefit of human survival. A number of the sites George refer to in his paintings include Wala Wala, Kiwikurra, Lake Mackay and Kintore.

Selected Exhibitions:-  2001  Pintupi   Alice Springs

Selected Collections: – National  :-Gallery of Victoria- Melbourne,  Art Gallery of NSW –Sydney

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