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Minnie Pwerle print ‘1’
or $280 x 10 months with
Minnie Pwerle Print ‘Series 1’
Limited Edition of 50
Size: 90cm x 120cm
Minnie Pwerle was an Alyawarre woman born in the Utopia region in the early 1920s. Her country was Atnwengerrp; her languages were Alyawarre and Anmatyerre. She had five sisters: Margie, Molly, Emily, Lois and Galya, and two brothers, Louis and one now deceased. Minnie was married to the late Glory Ngarla’s late brother ‘Motorcar’ Jim, and together they had six children: Eileen, Betty, June and Raymond, and two other daughters who passed away several years ago. Learn more about Minnie here.
This print was produced in 2021 and is 90cm x 120cm in size. This print is apart of our Minnie Pwerle limited edition print collection in honour of her incredibly impressive career and life achievements.
These 5 gorgeous original artworks have been hand selected from the family’s private collection. Only 50 quantities to be produced.
All artwork is fully insured against loss and damage whilst in transit with our trusted art couriers. You will be provided with a shipment number to track your delivery online.
This print has a 1-2 week turn around time from date of order. All prints will be shipped out in a mailing tube. If you would like to arrange for your print to be framed, this can be organised at the checkout.
In Aboriginal culture, ceremonies are focal points in the life of the In Aboriginal culture, ceremonies are focal points in the life of the community. They are held for different purposes, but each is integral to the continuation of Aboriginal culture and vital to the happiness and well being of the people and the land. This Particular new style by Molly represents dances and song lines performed through out the ceremony. Women’s awelye ceremonies are acknowledgments of their responsibilities for the land and their relationship to it.
‘Awelye Atnwengerrp’ represents the ochre designs painted on the top half of women’s bodies for awelye, traditional women’s ceremonies. On canvas, as in ceremony, Minnie painted mesmerising lines and circles; her U-shapes depict women’s painted breasts. The lively rhythms celebrate and capture the energy and movements of women dancing and singing around open fires in the soft red sand of the desert.
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Prints are produced on a premium 310gsm art rag paper.
Take note: Colour of the print on your screen may vary to the print you receive.
Be assured that a percentage of every print sale and artist royalties will be paid directly to the Pwerle family.