Artwork Description

Acrylic on canvas

Signed certificate of authenticity.

This painting represents the land east of Tjukurla called 'Kurlkurta'. It is a Tjukurpa story about a woman who was digging in the rockholes there. While digging she fell into the rockhole, went through the ground and came out through another rockhole. When she came out the other side she saw two big water snakes, 'Wanabi', big snakes from the Dreamtime. The woman squeezed her breastmilk into the rockhole to appease the giant snake and so she escaped.

Please note that this artwork comes unstretched and requires stretching. A certificate of authenticity can be provided upon request.

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Medium

Acrylic painting on canvas

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Tags#storytelling, #Indigenous art, #rockhole, #purple, #line, #white, #tjarlirli art, #kaltukatjara art, #aboriginal, #story, #art, #western desert art

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