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Tjukurpa Pulkatjara

The power of the law

Ananguku Arts

Tjukurpa Pulkatjara
Tjukurpa Pulkatjara: The Power of the Law is an insight into 48 benchmark works by senior artists from the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara lands, featuring works from major private, and public collections.

The book celebrates the works of senior artists currently making art in their own country and the work of the Aboriginal-owned community art centres. The artists represented are from the tri-state region to the far north west of South Australia and are at the heart of the contemporary Indigenous art movement.

Included are: Jimmy Baker, Maringka Baker, Wingu Tingima, Tommy Mitchell, Harry Tjutjuna, Dicky Minyintri, among others.

'The untrammelled paintings of senior Ngaanyatjarra and Pitjantjatjara men and women who are new to acrylic on canvas, but who share the same cryptic and powerful iconography, cultural law, song-lines of tjukurpa and towering compassion for country as their Western Desert relatives, are now taking the art world by storm.' - Judith Ryan, Senior Curator, Indigneous Art, National Gallery of Victoria

'This is a spectacular presentation of traditional Aboriginal art from the heart of the contemporary Indigenous art movement' - Paul W Newbury, Bonza Online Magazine

'This is a book about songlines that tells how the Law, the Land and Anangu are joined as one. They are powerful stories told in pulsating colour - Paul W Newbury, Bonza Online Magazine

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Format Paperback
Size 285 x 210 mm
ISBN 9781862548909
Extent 120 pages
Price: AU$39.95 including GST
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