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    Country by Delvine Petyarre (SOLD)

    180cm x 60cm

    Intricate white dots systematically map out Delvine's country just north of Australia's Eastern Desert. Think dry river beds, yam root systems beneath the ground and travelling tracks – both by car and foot - of her people. 

    Delvine, like others, will dab a bamboo satay stick into a pot of paint and use this to create several to a dozen dots before going back for more paint and beginning the process again.

    This process creates areas of thicker consistency where dots appear larger, and other areas where the dots appear smaller and darker; the whole effect creating a twinkling, dotted, three dimensional looking work of art.

    Artist

    Name: Delvine Petyarre
    Skin name: Petyarre(also spelled Pitjara)
    Language group: Anmatyerre
    Country: Alhalkere
    Region: Utopia, Central Australia
    Born: 1982

    • Medium: Synthetic polymer paint on Belgian linen
    • Background colour: Black
    • Colour of dots: Matisse's Titanium White
    • Size of painting: 180cm x 60cm
    • Linen border: Approx 2cm strip of black coloured border designed to be wrapped around a 2cm deep stretcher frame. Plus approx 6cm of natural coloured linen overhang.
    • This painting comesunstretched and rolled in a tube.
    • This painting comes with a Certificate of Authenticityand artist profile.