GEORGE HAIRBRUSH TJUNGURRAYI "Tingari" Signed Acrylic on Canvas 110cm x 200cm

Regular price $17,500.00


GEORGE HAIRBRUSH TJUNGURRAYI (c1943 - )
Hand Signed, Original Acrylic On Canvas

Title: Tingari
Image Size: 110cm x 200cm
Signed: Verso (Under Stretcher Bar)
Condition: Excellent - New

Stretched and Ready to Hang.

Comes with Certificate of Authenticity from Martinez Art Dealer and photos of George with this work.

You can also come view this work and many others in our Surry Hills Gallery in Sydney. Please message me to arrange a time to view in person.

Serafin Martinez
Principal, Martinez Art Dealer
Surry Hills, Sydney, Australia
ABN 36 561 407 649

Biography:

George Hairbrush Tjungurrayi was born around 1943 in his country North West of Kiwirrkurra, located in the Gibson Desert in Western Australia. George's 'sisters' are Naata Nungurrayi and Nganngi (Nancy) Nungurrayi, both well-known artists like George. 

Whilst his early works resemble that of some of the great Papunya masters.

George's artworks symbolise ancestral journeys and ceremonial body paint. In particular, George paints the Tingari stories of his ancestral country which covers the sites around Kiwirrkura, Lake Mackay, Kulkuta, Karku, Ngaluwinyamana and Kilpinya.

The Tingari cycle embodies a vast network of Aboriginal Dreaming songlines that traverse the Western Desert region of Australia.

George Hairbrush Tjungurrayi is one of Papunya's most sought-after painters and has continued to exhibit throughout Australia and Internationally. He was a finalist in the Wynne Prize 2007, and in 2006 George Tjungurrayi was Highly Commended in the 34th Alice Prize. In 2003 he was voted as one of the "50 Most Collectable Artists" by Australian Art Collector Magazine.

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