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Matang Waddama

Acrylic on Linen
120 x 170 cm

Cat.No: KW8

Regular price AUD 4,200.00
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Kurun Warun

/ Matang Waddama

/ Cat.No: KW8


Kurun Warun was born 1966 in Queensland is from the Gunditjmara tribe. He is a very friendly, well travelled contemporary Aboriginal artist who paints his stories in an excitingly refreshing way. He is a celebrity artist, dancing for Bill Clinton's daughter, was invited to a private party of Oprah and some of his paintings are owned by collectors and institutions around the world to mention only Michael Shumacher, the Prime Minister of Turkey, Sultan Indris Shah of Selangor, the Netherland Embassy, CHOGM, the Vatican and numerous others. Kurun Warun visits our Gallery when he finds time in his busy schedule painting. He is very much in demand being one of the most popular young and upcoming artists. He is happy to tell his stories, he is not only a great painter but also an accomplished didgeridoo player and dancer. He has performed in places like Italy and Korea and played a role as early as year 2000 in the Sydney Olympic games as a traditional artist. As with many Aboriginal artists he was taught and encouraged by his mother and due to his personal strenghts and determination he developed in an international star.