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Artist Jimmy Pike (Kurntikujarra)

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Title: Artist Jimmy Pike (Kurntikujarra)
Date: 1990
Keywords: Aboriginal art, Aboriginal paintings, Australian art, Aboriginality, Aboriginal law, customary law, Aboriginal culture
Record creator: Australian Overseas Information Service
Reference: A6135, K14/5/90/53

Indigenous artist Jimmy Pike


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This colour photograph of Aboriginal artist Jimmy Pike, also known by his Walmajarri name Kurnti Kujarri, was taken by the Australian Government’s Australian Overseas Information Service in 1990. He was attending an exhibition of his work at the Nolan Gallery at Lanyon in the Australian Capital Territory. In the photograph Pike is leaning against a tree, wearing a shirt featuring one of his own designs. Part of the Lanyon property can be seen behind him.

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