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Makinti Napanangka 650mm x 1200mm

Code : 7459

Title : Tribal Women Hairstring Skirts

Artist : Makinti Napanangka

Dimension : 650mm x 1200mm

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Makinti Napanangka

Born: - C 1930 – Lake MacDonald Area.- 2011 January
Language:- Pintupi
Region:- Kintore
Makinti began to paint for the Papunya Tula Artists in 1996, however, had already been involved with the Kintore & Haasts Bluff project of 1993 / 1994. Her style is characterised by a more spontaneous approach to illustrating traditional iconography.
Her paintings often consist of interwoven, lightly coloured lines that represent the hair string skirts of the ‘Kungka Kutjarra’ or Two Women who feature prominently in Pintupi ancestral stories.
These hairstring skirts are worn by Pintupi women in their ceremonies when they reaffirm these mythological stories through dance and song.
Makinti was a committed and prolific artist and her works have representation in many major galleries and private collections. Up to her death, she was a highly regarded and respected figure of the Central Desert and is still currently recognised in the top fifty most collectable artists.
Collection:- National Gallery of Victoria – Melbourne
Exhibitions:-2003 Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi- Melbourne
Awards: -2008 Winner of 25th Telstra NATSIAA