Bush Tucker After Rain #620

provenance

Painted at Papunya, Northern Territory;
Stuart Art Centre, Alice Springs (stock 312); 
Private Collection, Western Australia;

Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula

b. 1918
Mintjilpirri, Western Australia

d. 2001

Johnny Warangkula was born in Mintjilpirri, south of Lake Mackay around 1918. Johnny first encountered white civilization in 1930 when he hid in a tree upon seeing a plane, which he understood to be a devil. In 1932 he met an Adelaide University expedition at Mt. Liebig and afterwards, his family moved to Hermannsburg, where Johnny worked as a labourer constructing the airstrip. He cont . . .
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