15 AM 834/03
William Sandy Bush Bean 2003
Acrylic on linen 1219 x 1219mm SOLD
This painting represents a ceremony performed by Aboriginal people in honour of the importance and significance
of bush foods to desert survival. The ceremonial site is called Kaanpi and is located in the northwest comer of
South Australia. The Bush Bean grows in the region of Kaanpi. The long yellow individual lines depict the Bush
Bean and the other dotting is representative of the spinifex and sand hill country typical of the Kaanpi area.