This large original painting on quality linen will be delivered rolled into a tube to any place around the world at no extra charge for shipping and insurance.
Stretched delivery to an Australian address
At an extra cost of AUD200 we can deliver this painting stretched and ready to hang to any address in Australia. In case you would like to take advantage of this service you need to click on "add stretching".
When Emily paints 'Awelye Atnwengerrp (women's ceremony)', she employs a series of lines and symbols and often criss-crossed patterns. These are frequently laid one on top of another in colours that are expressive, colourful and dynamic. Her patterns originate in body design and were an integral part of ceremonies. Each one of the Pwerle sisters has developed a unique style and Emily's work is distinctive despite the close contact with her painting sisters. The explosive nature of the artist's painting encapsulates the way of life that survived more than 40,000 years to this day. Emily is now in her nineties and she can recall and produce notions of those days and nights where ceremony was an integral part of her life. This contact with a stone-age culture is however rapidly diminishing - but may still be made through the work of Emily and her sisters.