"My Country (Utopia)"
Janet Golder Kngwarreye
98cm x 49cm
Comes with Certificate of Authenticity.
Janet Golder Kngwarreye was born in 1973 and is a mid-generation artist from the Utopia region of Australia. She celebrates her country by depicting its key women's ancestral creation stories, such as bush melon and bush yam (of which she is a traditional custodian), as well as women's ceremonies (awelye) where women paint their bodies and perform songs and dances to bring fertility to the land. Janet's paintings often portray personal stories and memories of significant places in her country, as well as the iconography of the desert landscape, including rock holes, underground springs, mountains, and sacred sites. These are carefully recorded from memory and often depicted from an aerial perspective.