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Artist: George Yappa Tjangala
Year: 1988
Medium: Acrylic on Belgium Linen Canvas
Size: 122cm x 93cm
Price: $2500
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Description: This painting depicts designs associated with the small salt lake Mululuangulngy, just to the west of Lake Mackay. Tingari men from the Tjangala and Tjapaltjarri kinship camped at this site while performing Malliera (initiation) ceremonies. The landscape was affected by the journey paths of the Tingari ancestors. Sacred sites are located along these journey lines which hold cultural significance as told by generations of tribal elders. Initiations take place in specific areas of the region as young boys enter manhood. Also depicted in his painting are body paint designs used while performing ceremonies, tali (sand hills) and mungari (bush tucker) sites in the area of the artists birthplace A rare investment painting
Reference: GYT122