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Main Image 1997
Cat.No: #1997
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Kathleen Petyarre
My Country
2004
Synthetic polymer on linen
122 x 122 cm
$65,000 AUD

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This represents an aerial view composition of Kathleen Petyarre’s sacred Dreaming site of the Mountain Devil Lizard in the vicinity of Mosquito Bore on Utopia Station .It is here at this site that the men and women of the eastern Anmatyerre language conduct important secret and sacred initiation ceremonies.This Dreaming site is situated in the artist’s father’s country and the general locality is identified by a group of sand-hills.The painting portrays the area scattered with seeds, summer bush flowers and spinifex grasses.

The sand-hills represents a sacred Women’s Dreaming site associated with the green pea (antweth).

Illustrated in the 1999 Galerie Australis Kathleen Petyarre Catalogue, page 14 Illustrated in The Showcase Australians In the Spotlight, article written by Christine Nicholls, The Australian Way, Page 118

Gallerie Australis, S.A Private Collection, NSW

accompanied by a Gallerie Australis certificate

Exhibited: MCA Kathleen Petyarre retrospective.