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Freddy Purla ‘PG30127’
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Dreaming: My Grandmother’s Country
Size: 208cm x 130cm
Freddy Purla was born in 1968 in Darwin. The son of talented artist Barbara Weir, and grandson of the late Minnie Pwerle, Freddie Purla began painting in 1989 at Alice Springs.
He was also the adopted nephew of the famous Emily Kame Kngwarreye. His work has sold to many collections in Germany, Amsterdam, Paris, Switzerland and New York. Learn more about Freddy Purla here.
This artwork was produced in 2023, acrylic on linen and is 208cm x 130cm in size.
Drawing inspiration from Utopia’s desert wildflowers, ablaze with hues after the spring rains, this installation is a heartfelt tribute to the land’s vibrant blossoms.
With the advent of spring, the Indigenous bond with the land deepens, resonating with the evolving seasons. The wildflowers burst forth in a symphony of purples, oranges, and yellows adorning emerald stems, against the backdrop of the earth’s fiery red embrace.
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Freddy Purla’s dreams revolve around ‘My Grandmother’s Country,’ drawing inspiration from the artistic legacy of his great aunt, Emily Kame Kngwarreye.
Over the past few years, Freddy has broadened his artistic range to encompass dub dub-style paintings, delving into the hues of both his own and Emily’s ancestral land.
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All the artwork provided is done on with highest quality linen canvas, acrylic paints and brushes ensuring the longevity of each piece of work.