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Author Bardon, Geoff, 1940- author

Title Papunya : a place made after the story : the beginnings of the Western Desert painting movement / Geoffrey Bardon and James Bardon
Edition First edition
Published Carlton, Vic. : Miegunyah Press /Melbourne University Publishing, 2004

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Description xxiii, 527 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), maps, portraits ; 31 cm
regular print
Series 1. Miegunyah Press series. 2nd ser. ; 58
Miegunyah Press series. 2nd ser
Miegunyah Press series. 2nd ser
Contents Preface / by James Bardon -- Introduction. The interpretation of dreams / Paul Carter -- Introduction. A way into the continent / Geoffrey Bardon -- Personal beginnings -- The beginnings of the Western Desert Painting Movement: The children come first, February-June 1971; The men and the murals, June-August 1971; The men's story, April-December 1971; The great painting room: like warriors of old, February-July 1972; The making of Papunya Tula, September 1971-July 1972 -- The structure and meaning of the paintings: Meaning, approach and archetypes; Hieroglyphs -- Subject matter and meaning and the importance of the idea of story: Water dreamings; Travelling dreamings; Fire, spirit, myth and medicine dreamings; Bush tucker stories; Women's dreamings; Ritual dance dreamings; My country (homeland) dreamings; The children's stories
The lives of the painters: Charlie Tarawa (Tjaruru) Tjungurrayi; Uta Uta Tjangala; Charlie Tjakamarra; Anatjari No. I Tjampitjinpa; Anatjari No. III Tjakamarra; Shorty Lungkata Tjungurrayi; Yala Yala Gibbs Tjungurrayi; Old Walter Tjampitjinpa; Tim Payungka Tjapangati; Freddie West Tjakamarra; David Corby Tjapaltjarri; Mick Namerari Tjapaltjarri; Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula; Johnny Scobie Tjapanangka; Johnny Warrangkula Tjupurrula; Old Tutuma Tjapangati; Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri; Old Mick Tjakamarra; Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra; Bill Stockman Tjapaltjarri; Kaapa Tjampitjinpa; Dinny Nolan Tjampitjinpa; Tim Leura Tjapaltjarri -- Afterword: at Papunya, 1990-1991
A select catalogue: Archetypes and hieroglyphs -- The school and the school murals -- Water dreamings -- Travelling dreamings -- Fire, spirit, myth and medicine dreamings -- Bush tucker stories -- Women's dreamings -- Ritual dance dreamings -- My country (homeland) dreamings -- The children's stories -- Epilogue. Encounters with Geoff Bardon / Jennifer Isaacs -- Valedictory. Remembering Geoffrey Bardon / Judith Ryan -- Glossary -- Bibliography & indexes
Summary In 1971, Bardon was posted to the Papunyah settlement in Central Australia. He taught the artists to paint, thus triggering a surge of creative activity. Papunyah is a complete record of the artists and the works emanating from Papunyah and is a firsthand account of the origins of the contemporary art movement in desert Australia
Analysis Art of indigenous peoples (Australia)
Australian Aboriginal studies
All Australian Indigenous Material
Notes Includes indexes
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 509-513) and index
Subject Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Desert (W. Aust.)
Papunya Tula Artists' Company -- History.
Papunya Tula Artists' Company.
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Papunya
Painting, Australian -- Aboriginal Artists -- Biography
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- 20th century.
Art and mythology.
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Western Desert
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Desert -- History
Aboriginal Australians -- Painting -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Papunya
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Papunya Native Settlement (N.T.) -- History.
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Papunya
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Papunya Native Settlement (N.T.)
Artists, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.)
Painting, Australian -- Aboriginal artists -- Biography
Painting, Australian -- Aboriginal artists -- Biography
Painting, Australian -- Aboriginal artists -- ?́ƠBiography
Artists, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Papunya Native Settlement (N.T.)
Art, Australian -- Aboriginal artists -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Painting -- Australia -- Papunya Native Settlement (N.T.)
Painting, Australian -- Australia -- Papunya Native Settlement (N.T.) -- Aboriginal artists
Painting, Australian -- Artists, Aboriginal Australian -- Biography
Aboriginal Australians -- Painting -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Painting -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Papunya Region (N.T.)
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Biography.
Artists, Aboriginal Australian.
Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.)
Mural painting and decoration -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Papunya
Dreamtime (Aboriginal Australian mythology) -- In art.
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.)
Art, Aboriginal Australian.
Painting, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Northern Territory -- Papunya Native Settlement (N.T.)
Art, Modern.
Artists, Aboriginal Australian -- Biography.
Aboriginal artists
Aboriginal Australians -- Painting -- Australia -- Western Desert (W.A.)
Mythology, Aboriginal Australian, in art.
Painting, Aboriginal Australian.
Genre/Form History.
Nonfiction
Biography.
Biographies.
Author Bardon, James, author
LC no. 2005360504
ISBN 9780522851106 (hardback)
052285110X (hardback)
Other Titles Beginnings of the Western Desert painting movement