Karnta Jukurrpa (30x30cm pre-stretched on canvas) by Isobelle Spencer

Karnta Jukurrpa (30x30cm pre-stretched on canvas) by Isobelle Spencer

SKU: 1702/20

Artist: Isobelle Napaljarri Spencer

Skin Name: Napaljarri

Jukurrpa (Dreaming): Karnta Jukurrpa (Womens Dreaming)

Canvas Size: 30x30cm

 

Story:

This painting depicts Nakamarra and Napurrurla women hunting for bush foods. The ‘kirda’ (owners) for this story are Nakamarra/Napurrurla women and Jakamarra/Jupurrurla men. Yumurrpa and Wapurtali are two major Dreaming sites owned by the Nakamarra/Jakamarra and Napurrurla/Jupurrurla subsections; these sites are also associated with bush food Dreamings. Yumurrpa is a major waterhole to the northwest of Yuendumu and a ‘yarla’ (bush potato [Ipomea costata]) Dreaming site. The area north of Wapurtali/Yintaramurru (Mt. Singleton) is a ‘wanakiji’ (bush tomato [Solanum chippendalei]) Dreaming site.

 

This artwork is sold with a Certificate of Authenticity, with the Story of the artwork told in greater detail. 

  • About Warlukurlangu Artists of Yuendumu

    Established in 1985 Warlukurlangu Artists Aboriginal Corporation is a not-for-profit organisation that is 100% Aboriginal-owned by its artists from the remote desert communities of Yuendumu and Nyirripi in Central Australia.  Our main business is to promote the maintenance of local Indigenous culture by producing beautiful Aboriginal Art which is then sold around Australia and the world!

    Warlukurlangu Artists is famous for its gloriously colourful acrylic paintings and limited edition prints. The Aboriginal art centre has a national and international profile and its art has been featured in hundreds of exhibitions and publications in Australia and around the world.

    Warlukurlangu means ‘belonging to fire’ in the local language, Warlpiri, and is named for a fire dreaming site west of Yuendumu.

AU$139.95Price

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