Celebrate the Outback
Ray Tjapaltjari Two Mob (Skingroups) Travelling 2002
Acrylic on linen 1200 x 1520mm SOLD
This painting depicts the dreaming of two skingroups Tjungarrayi and Tjapaltjari travelling. The men wear belts made from human hair as well as adorning themselves with a material called Wamulu. The Wamulu is a pulp created from a small herbacious plant that is mixed with various ochres and other substances to get the desired colours. The lines depict the different skingroups travelling seperately from Lajamanu to Arrabilong. The central motif depicts ceremonial ground de$igns and body paint.