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Painting by Maureen Nampajimpa

Artist: Maureen Nampajimpa

Home: Mount Allan/Adelaide

Country of Story: Yuelamu

Size: 112 x 85 cm Date: 2011

Code: BPD Price: AUD$2000

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Painting by Rex Granites Jabanunga

Artist: Rex Granites Jabanunga

Home: Yuendumu

Country of Story: Dancing Ceremony

Size: 170 x 91 cm Date: 2009

Code: RX1 Price: AUD$3,000

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Painting by Brenda Lynch Nungarai

Artist: Brenda Lynch Nungarai

Home: Desert Bore

Country of Story: Pulardi

Size: 226 x 133 cm Date: 1996

Code: YTR556 Price: AUD$3000

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Painting by Lorna Fencer Napurrula

Artist: Lorna Fencer Napurrula

Home: Lajamanu

Country of Story: Duck Ponds

Size: 150 x 100 cm Date: 1998

Code: K4 Price: AUD$5,000

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Painting by Timothy Payungka

Artist: Timothy Payungka

Home: Kiwirrkura

Country of Story: Parrayingi

Size: 150 x 65 cm Date: 1998

Code: K1 Price: AUD$6,000

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Painting by Maureen Nampajimpa

Artist: Maureen Nampajimpa

Home: Mount Allan/Adelaide

Country of Story: Warlukurlongu

Size: 70 x 50 cm Date: 2010

Code: JB5 Price: AUD$650

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Painting by Maureen Nampajimpa

Artist: Maureen Nampajimpa

Home: Mount Allan/Adelaide

Country of Story: Bush Tucker

Size: 70 x 50cm Date: 2010

Code: JB3 Price: AUD$650

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Painting by Maureen Nampajimpa

Artist: Maureen Nampajimpa

Home: Mount Allan/Adelaide

Size: 70 x 50 cm Date: 2011

Code: MNBO Price: AUD$650

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Painting by Maureen Nampajimpa

Artist: Maureen Nampajimpa

Home: Mount Allan/Adelaide

Size: 60 x 75 cm Date: 2011

Code: SDW Price: AUD$650

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Painting by Maureen Nampajimpa

Artist: Maureen Nampajimpa

Home: Mount Allan/Adelaide

Country of Story: Warlukurlongu

Size: 60 x 75 cm Date: 2011

Code: MNWK Price: AUD$650

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Paintings 11 to 20.

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Maureen Nampajimpa

Artist: Maureen Nampajimpa

Home: Mount Allan/Adelaide

Language: Warlpiri

Date of Birth: 1959

Dreaming: Fire, water, watiya, wanu.

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Painting Symbols and Meanings


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Symbols in Aboriginal Art

These paintings depict an aerial view of the country, representing the lay of the land as created by ancestral beings during their journeys of creation. These ancestors are often a combination of animal-like creatures with human characteristics and frailties, and it is their adventures which have served to shape the landscape, while at the same time establishing the laws under which the Aboriginal societies operate. A typical and common story for example, is one of the taboo of any relationship between a man and his mother-in-law (or any woman who comes from the ‘skin’ group from where a mother-in-law is drawn). Any such relationship is followed by dire consequences in these ancient stories, and therefore to this day, it is forbidden for a man and his mother-in-law to communicate in any way whatsoever.

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