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Yala Yala Gibbs Tjungurrayi

Senior Pintipi Mens Dreaming - 1997

synthetic polymer paint on Beligan Linen
153.0 x 61.0 cm
EST. $6,000 - $8,000

#16024


Provenance

Papunya Tula Artists, NT YY9707148 Cat No. 6
Utopia Art Sydney, NSW
Private Collection, NSW

This Paintings depicts designs associated with, Wirrpi a site associated with the Snake Dreaming on the southern side of Lake Macdonald. In mythological times, a large group of Tingari men came and went underground here, where they remained living. The stories and ceremonies associated with this site are considered secret and sacred and therefore are never revealed to those who are not initiated into this ‘law’. These mythologies from part of the teachings of post-initiatory youths.