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Ronnie Tjampitjinpa 22

Fire, Tingari and Water - 2001

synthetic polymer paint and ochre on Belgian linen
350 x 180 cm
Please note that prices are subject to change at the discretion of the gallery.

ID: 13725 LOCATION: Bondi


Directly commissioned from the artist.
Kimberley Art, VIC
Private Collection, Vic.

Sold with photographs of the artist creating the work.


Earth. Fire. Water - Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, May 2015, Coo-ee Art Gallery


Reference: Although he began paintings in the early 1970's, Ronnie Tjampitjinpa's reductive, linear works first appeared in the mid 1990's. While it may be challenging to reconcile these contemporary images with their traditional content, the overall shimmer he effects with seemingly minimal application radiates the artist's authority and self-assuredness. His technique and the mood he creates by manipulating space allows him to command a greater scale of paintings ? a feature of commissioned works since 1999. However as big pictures they remain uncompromising. His mastery of design principles, often using just two or three colours with core iconic symbols, retains a purity that has set him apart from his peers. In this work, the artist's creative genius lies in combining several different traditional ways of depicting important men's Dreaming sites in a single innovative stylistic format. It imparts the feeling of departure or movement from a particular site onward, through the country, after a period spent sojourning in a particular location for some time.

More Artworks by Ronnie Tjampitjinpa 22

Fire Dreaming by Ronnie Tjampitjinpa
Fire Dreaming - 2015

120 x 120 cm
#13720 LOCATION: Bondi

Water Hole by Ronnie Tjampitjinpa
Water Hole - 1997

182 x 136 cm
#13730 LOCATION: Bondi

Tingarri Cycle by Ronnie Tjampitjinpa
Tingarri Cycle - 2002

121 x 182 cm
#1110 LOCATION: Bondi

Fire Dreaming by Ronnie Tjampitjinpa
Fire Dreaming - 2008

120 x 180 cm
#13748 LOCATION: Bondi