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Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri

 (Born 1952)
Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri is active/lives in Australia.  Joseph Tjapaltjarri is known for Aboriginal art.

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Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri


A protégé of one of the most distinguished early painters at Papunya, Charlie Tarawa Tjungurrayi (c. 1925-1999), Joseph Jurra was raised by another renowned Papunya Tula painter, Willy Tjungurrayi (born c. 1932).  The latter is credited as one of the Pintupi artists to develop the compositional template of place/site and connecting journey line that dominate the picture surface in the mid-1980s.  A painting in this style by Joseph Jurra was included in the exhibition Papunya Tula: Contemporary Paintings from Australia’s Western Desert at the John Weber Gallery, New York, in 1989. 

And in 2000, an untitled painting based on the sinuous lines of ngalyipi or rope vine was exhibited in the landmark exh  ...  Displaying 750 of 1644 characters.



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About  Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri

Born:  1952
Known for:  Aboriginal art