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Charmaine Pwerle "Awelye - Body Paint Design"

Charmaine Pwerle
"Awelye - Body Paint Design"

  • Size (W x H)
  • Medium
  • Catalogue
  • Price $AUD
  • Sale Price
  • 90 x 89 cm
  • Acrylic on Linen
  • 143390
  • $1600
  • $1200

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  • Language
  • Born
  • Area
  • Date
  • Anmatyerre
  • 1975
  • Utopia, NT
  • 2016

'Body Paint for Women's Ceremony’ is derived from the traditional practice of Aboriginal women ‘Painting – Up’ their bodies for ceremony. These designs are painted onto the chest, breasts, arms and thighs. Elongated u-shaped motifs with horizontal lines between are representative of the designs painted on the breast and upper body.

Concentric circles mark the Ceremonial site or where her Totem (Bush Melon) is located. Charmaine's style and application is very free and has an organic nature, she uses bold combinations of earthy colours to tell her story of Body Paint for Women's Ceremony.

Cat #143390 (S)

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Artist Charmaine Pwerle
TitleAwelye - Body Paint Design
Language GroupAnmatyerre
Born around1975
AreaUtopia, NT
Catalogue 143390
Date2016
MediumAcrylic on Linen
Size (W x H) 90 x 89 cm
Price $AUD $1600   Sale Price $1200

Unstretched - Rolled in a tube ($0.00)

Stretched - Ready to hang* (+$110)

*Sorry, "Ready to hang" is not available for international deliveries on this artwork.

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'Body Paint for Women's Ceremony’ is derived from the traditional practice of Aboriginal women ‘Painting – Up’ their bodies for ceremony. These designs are painted onto the chest, breasts, arms and thighs. Elongated u-shaped motifs with horizontal lines between are representative of the designs painted on the breast and upper body.

Concentric circles mark the Ceremonial site or where her Totem (Bush Melon) is located. Charmaine's style and application is very free and has an organic nature, she uses bold combinations of earthy colours to tell her story of Body Paint for Women's Ceremony.

Cat #143390 (S)

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