Thomas Tjapaltjarri Painting. Aboriginal Art

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Thomas Tjapaltjarri

Title: Tingari

Size: 59cm x 87cm

Thomas Tjapaltjarri was born sometime around 1964 in the Gibson Desert, Western Australia. Thomas and his family, which includes fellow artists Warlimpirrnga, Walala, Yukultji, Yalti and Tjakaria, led a completely nomadic life until they emerged from the desert, coming to Kiwirrkurra in 1984. Dubbed “the Last Nomads” or “the Pintupi nine”, they had had no contact with western society until this point.
DOB: c.1964
BORN: CENTRAL AND WESTERN DESERT
LANGUAGE GROUP: Pintupi
COMMUNITY: Kiwirrkurra, WA