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Yankirri Dreaming by Margaret Nangala Gallagher - Original Painting - 152x61cm

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We are very excited here at Yarn to now offer a number of incredible original paintings by Warlukurlangu Artists, an art centre based in the remote community of Yuendumu. The artists are famous for their gloriously colourful acrylic paintings that depict stories of the country around Yuendumu and Nyirripi, the Dreamtime and their ancestors.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the delicate nature of these original paintings, each will be carefully packaged and shipped within 3 weeks.

Product: Original Canvas Painting
Materials: Stretched canvas, acrylic paint and raw oak wooden frame (1x 4.5cm).
Size: 152x61cm
Artist: Margaret Nangala Gallagher
Story: Yankirri Dreaming

The particular site of this Emu Dreaming story is at Ngarkilirlangu, north of Yuendumu. The story tells of an emu who travelled to the rockhole at Ngarkilirlangu to find water. In this painting, the emu is represented by its footprints - arrow like shapes - that show it walking around Ngarkilirlangu eating 'Yankirri' (bush raisin).


Margaret Nangala Gallagher

Aboriginal Warlpiri woman

Margaret Nangala Gallagher is the daughter of Pauline Napangardi Gallagher, an artist who has been painting with Warlukurlangu Artists since 2005. She paints with her mother and learnt to paint watching her mother and other people in the community painting.

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