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Ian Waldron - Bloodwood Totem
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Main Image 10138
Cat.No: #10138
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Ian Waldron
Yuaarr Bloodwood Tree
2011
Synthetic Polymer Paint on Canvas
120 x 60 cm
$2,800 AUD

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One of the important species of flora on the artist’s traditional country on the Gulf of Carpentaria is the Bloodwood tree, a eucalyptus encased in a thick, rough bark. The design in this painting reflects the natural shape and textures of the Bloodwood tree, a hardwood often used for making didgeridoos. The tree gained its name from the red sap that flows from it when cut. Colour is used to represent the various stages of growth and change in the tree through the seasons. Yuaarr is the name for the Bloodwood tree in Kurtjar language.