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Barbara Weir Utopia Aboriginal Artist
Barbara Weir Utopia Aboriginal Artist

Barbara Weir

My Country
Cat. No. 5422
Acrylic on Linen, Year 2008
122 x 180 cm (48" x 71")
POA
Barbara Weir is one of the most collected, travelled and published indigenous artist with an international reputation making it into the ‘TOP100 List’ of Indigenous artists. This painting “My Country” depicts an area 370 km’s north-east of Alice Springs in Central Australia. Aged nine Barbara was taken away from her family by Native Welfare and was fostered out to various places. Later in life she reconnected with her native family who lived in the area for many generations.