Willy Tjungurrayi

 
Date of Birth:

c.1936

Country

Kintore, NT

Language:

Pintupi

Artwork:

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WillyTjungurrayi  is a  senior Aboriginal Pintupi man, who moved to Papunya in 1976.

His brothers Yala Yala Gibbs Tjungurrayi (dec) and George Ward Tjungurrayi) are also major artists.

Willy paints hail storm at Kaakuratinjta, which tells the story of a journey by his Tingari ancestors who travelled to Kaakuratinjta (the Pintupi name for Lake McDonald)

His work is visually striking for it‘s rhythmic compositions that demonstrate his comprehensive knowledege and love for his country. His work features in public and private collections throughout Australia, including the National Gallery of Australia, and the Holmes a Court collection.



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