Tingari

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Artists

Tribe: Pintupi Area: Central & Western Desert Born: c. 1945 George Ward Tjungurrayi was born in the vicinity of Kiwirrkura. He began painting for the famed Papunya Tula Artists in about 1976. His ancestral country covers the sites around Wala Wala, Kiwirrkura, Lake Mackay, Kulkuta, Karku, Ngaluwinyamana and Kilpinya to the north-west of Kintore across the West Australian border. George paints the Tingari stories for this region. Tingari Cycle refering to ancient stories of the Tingari People who travelled the land during mythological times. One of George’s most recent achievements is winning the prestigious 2004 Wynne Prize at the Gallery of New South Wales for his topographical depiction of the Western Desert. He has also exhibited in many galleries throughout the past decade.

Awards

2004 – Wynne Prize – NSW Art Gallery

Collections

National Gallery of Victoria – purchased 1997 Artbank Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide Groninger Museum, Groningen Museum of Victoria, Melbourne Robert Holmes à Court Collection, Perth Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, Darwin

Solo Exhibitions

1997 – Utopia Art, Sydney – Solo show 1998 – Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, Australia

Group Exhibitions

1990 – Friendly Country – Friendly People, Araluen Centre for the Arts, Alice Springs, Australia 1991 – Araluen Centre for the Arts, Alice Springs, Australia 1992 – Broadbeach, Australia 1993 – Canberra, Australia 1994 – Broadbeach and Adelaide, Australia 1995 – Canberra, Australia 1995 ‘Dreamings’ – Tjukurrpa, Groninger Museum, Groningen,The Netherlands 1995 Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin 1995 Papunya Tula Artists Pty. Ltd., Alice Springs, 1995 Australia Utopia Art Sydney, Australia 1996 Adelaide Fringe Festival, Papunya Tula Artists Pty. Ltd., Adelaide 1996 Araluen Centre for the Arts, Alice Springs 1996 Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne 1996 Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin 1996 Nangara. The Australian Aboriginal Art Exhibition, Brugge, Belgium 1996 Papunya Tula Artists Pty. Ltd., Alice Springs 1997 – Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne 1997 Geschichtenbilder, Aboriginal Art Galerie Bähr, Speyer, Germany 1997 Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs, Australia 1998 – The Desert Mob Show, Araluen Centre for the Arts, Alice Springs, Australian 1999 – Aboriginal Art, IHK Würzburg, Deutschland (in Kooperation mit Aboriginal Art Galerie Bähr, Speyer) 2000 – ‘Art of the Aborigines’, Leverkusen, Germany (in cooperation with Aboriginal Art Gallery Bahr, Speyer) 2000 ‘Lines’, Brisbane, Queensland 2000 Papunya Tula: Genesis and Genius, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney 2000 Pintupi Men. Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs, NT, Australia 2001 – Art of the Pintupi, Adelaide 2001 Kintore and Kiwirrkura. Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne 2001 Palm Beach Art Fair, Palm Beach, Florida, USA Papunya Tula 2001 Melbourne, Australia 2004 – Art Gallery of NSW– Wynne Prize

Literature

Friendly Country – Friendly People. Kimber, R. (Hrsg.), Araluen Centre for the Arts, Alice Springs 1990. Johnson, V. Aboriginal Artists of the Western Desert. A Biographical Dictionary, Craftsman House, East Roseville 1994, ISBN 9768097817 pg204 Nangara. The Australian Aboriginal Art Exhibition from the Ebes Collection. The Aboriginal Gallery of Dreamings (Hrsg.), Melbourne 1996. Stourton, P. Corbally Songlines and Dreamings. Lund Humphries Publ., London 1996, ISBN 0853316910 Papunya tula Genesis & Genius – Published by AGNSW 2000 pg 120,121,180, 181, 195, 227, 281, 294 Contemporary Aboriginal Art by Susan McCulloch. Published by Allen and Unwin 1999, pg 63

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