Aboriginal art expressed by major Australian Aboriginal artists is truly awesome from creative, aesthetic and cultural standpoints. Some of their works give 21st century Westerners a pleasant visceral prick to jolt them out of feeling comfortably numb. Their works of power cannot help but make us realise that we are all on the same planet and under the same sky.
Mitjili Naparrula is such an artist. She is an established world-class Australian Aboriginal Artist.
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The artwork is titled “Watiya Tjuta”. Watiya Tjuta are trees that grow near the Irantji Ranges in Mitjili’s father's country. They are used for making spears and ceremonial objects, while the timber from their root system is used for boomerangs.
About the artist, Mitjili Naparrula :
Place of birth:Haasts Bluff (NT), known as Ikuntji ("where creeks cross") in Pintupi
Language Group: Pintupi
Language area: Ikuntji (Haasts Bluff) NT
Mitjili was born around 1945 in Haasts Bluff in the Northern Territory in Central Australia. Her name is also spelled Mitjilli Napurrula. Her husband was Long Tom Tjapanangka (now deceased), a very well-known artist from Haasts Bluff.
This highly-collectible artist is internationally exhibited. When she began painting at the Ikuntji Women's Centre in 1993, her main influence was the style of the Papunya Tula artists, which included both her parents and her brother, the famous painter of "Spear Straightening", Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula. Since then, she has developed her own simplified and strikingly distinctive style. She now lives in Haasts Bluff, which is just off the Kintore Road to Western Australia. It is near the Papunya settlement which was established in 1956, 10 years after permanent dwellings at Haasts Bluff.
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National Gallery of Australia
National Gallery of Victoria
Art Gallery of NSW
Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide
Edith Cowan University Art Collection, Perth
Artbank, Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin