Title: Tingari Cycle
Artist: Thomas Tjapaltjarri
Medium: Acrylic on canvas, unframed
Painting area: 60 x 90 cm
COA and pictures of Thomas holding and signing his work will be provided.
Thomas’s work depicts the stories of the Tingari cycle. Tingari are the legendary beings of the Pintupi people that travelled the desert performing rituals, teaching law, creating landforms and shaping what would become ceremonial sites. The meanings behind Tingari paintings are multi-layered, however, those meaning are not available to the uninitiated.