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Tingarri men's bushfire at Ngarru, west of Jupiter Well
2001

Medium
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Measurements
107.0 × 28.2 cm
Place/s of Execution
Kintore, Northern Territory
Accession Number
2001.567
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through the NGV Foundation with the assistance of The Marjory and Alexander Lynch Endowment, Governors, 2001
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
This painting depicts designs associated with the site of Ngarru, west of Jupiter Well. In mythological times a large group of Tingari men camped at this site. A huge bushfire erupted which engulfed the men killing them all.