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about

John John Bennett Tjapangati was from Kintore and was a member of the Papunya Tula artist group from the early 1980's. John John was married to Nyurapayia Namitjinpa and at the time lived at Walungurru. In the later part of his life he lived at Tjukula, in part of the landscape of this painting. His country was Mukulurru which is north of Kaltukatjara (Docker River) the southern extent of places visited by the Tingari men. This area is 150 kilometres north of the intersection of the South Australian, Western Australian and Northern territory borders.

provenance

Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Sydney, purchased in August 2001
Private collection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

exhibited

Paintings from Remote Communities: Indigenous Australian Art from the Laverty Collection, Sydney, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand, 15 December 2007 – 24 February 2008; Newcastle Art Gallery, New South Wales, 5 July – 31 August 2008

literature

Beyond Sacred: Recent Painting from Australia’s Remote Aboriginal Communities: The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2008, p. 69 (illus.) 
Beyond Sacred: Australian Aboriginal Art: The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, edition II, Kleimeyer Industries Pty Ltd, Melbourne, 2011, p. 74 (illus.)