59 – Wangkartu – HELICOPTER (Joey Tjungurrayi)

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Wangkartu by HELICOPTER (Joey Tjungurrayi)

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Artist : HELICOPTER (Joey Tjungurrayi)
Title : Wangkartu
Size/Medium : 800 x 300mm: acrylic on canvas Painting

Helicopter has painted some of his country south of Balgo, in the Great Sandy Desert. This country is named Wangkartu after the tjurrnu (soakwater) featured in the centre of the painting. Wangkartu is an inta (living water) so always contains drinking water. The parallel lines in the painting represent the tali (sandhills) that dominate the country. This is the country where Helicopter was born.

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Weight 0.8 kg