Painted at Kiwirrkura Papunya Tula Artists;
Alice Springs (stock YY970460);
Private Collection, Queensland;
Purchased by Leslie Smith Gallery in 2011
Yala Yala was born and raised at Iltuturunga, south-west of Kaakurutintjinya (Lake Macdonald). In 1962 he and his young family travelled to Papunya with Welfare Branch patrol officer Jeremy Long to receive medical treatment for a sick child and returned along with a group of Pintupi in July of the following year. In 1971 Yala Yala knocked on the door of Geoffrey Bardon's flat in search . . .