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Wimmitji Tjapangarti

 (c.1925 - 2000)
Wimmitji Tjapangarti was active/lived in Australia.  Wimmitji Tjapangarti is known for Aboriginal painting.

Biography   Wimmitji Tjapangarti


For an artist whose career spanned only five or so years, Wimmitji Tjapangarti remains enormously influential in the ongoing story of Balgo art.  He produced a relatively small number of acrylic paintings throughout his career. 

Wimmitji walked to Balgo Mission in the late 1950s; the last of his family to leave the desert.  In 1957 he was at Natawalu (Well 40) on the Canning Stock Route when his family group famously encountered a helicopter for the first time.  The evacuation of a sick Helicopter Tjungurrayi to Balgo by a survey team (with a helicopter) is now part of desert lore, as is the travel of his family members north to find him.  Wimmitji followed behind this group later with his first wife, Wongw   ...  Displaying 750 of 2448 characters.

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