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George Dhangi

b. 1947
Gupapuyngu clan

Guku Galinyin (Yirritja Bee Hive and Honey Body Paint Design), 2017
Ochre on Eucalyptus Bark
98 x 40 in / 38.5 x 16cm

The diamond pattern in this work represents Guku Galanyin (bee hive wax). The hive is full of eggs, represented by dots; and flowing ‘Guku’ (honey) is represented by Rarrk (cross hatching). This body paint design is worn during important law ceremonies.

$1950 US / $2450 AU

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