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Bob Bilinyarra Painting

Aboriginal bark painting by Bob Bilinyarra

Object type: Bark painting

Locality: Central Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia

Artist: Bob bilingyarra

Circa: 1980’s

Length: 50.5 cm


This wonderful bark painting was recovered by a picker in a New Zealand Opportunity shop. It is virtually identical to the one in theĀ  Museum of Contemporary Arts collection on page 92 of the book: They are meditating: Bark paintings from the MCA’s Arnotts collection. It depicts a circumcision ceremony which was central to male initiation into manhood. I love the looseness of the figures and the sense of dancing movement

Price: SOLD

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