(c.1925 - 2001)
England Bangala was active/lived in Australia. England Bangala is known for painting and sculpture.
Biography England Bangala
England Bangala (Banggala)
He was born around 1925 in central Arnhem Land and passed away in 2001. He worked with the Maningrida art centre. His prints and paintings reflected the high status which he held in the traditional ceremonies of his community.
His pictorial style combines elements of the west and central Arnhem Land traditions. The organic forms he represents in his work often depict the elements of Gunardba women travelling across the land, creating sacred sites, law and language for the Gunardba people. These elements now reside in spirit form at sites specific to the An-ngulin clan.
A strong vigorous flow is characterised in Banggala's work with its graphic boldness. The cross hatching is found within the f
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