Tingari – Brown


To be Auctioned on July 25th 12 Noon

122 x 122cm

Availability: 1 in stock

By George Ward Tjungurrayi



George Ward Tjungurrayi was born c 1945 (dec 22.9.2023) in the vicinity of Kiwirrkura. His ancestral country covers the sites around Wala Wala, Kiwirrkura, Lake Mackay, Kulkuta, Karku, Ngaluwinyamana and Kilpinya to the northwest of Kintore across the West Australian border. George paints the Tingari stories for this region. The Tingari Cycle refers to ancient stories of the Tingari People who traveled the land during mythological times.


George Ward Tjungurrayi was recipient of the prestigious 2004 Wynne Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales for his topographical depiction of his Western Desert homelands.


2004 Wynne Prize –NSW Art Gallery


National Gallery of Victoria – purchased 1997


Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

Groninger Museum, Groningen

Museum of Victoria, Melbourne

Robert Holmes à Court Collection, Perth

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory, Darwin


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