An amazing Aboriginal art painting pre-stretched and ready to hang on the wall immediately.
A beautiful Australian gift for a special birthday, wedding present or anniversary.
The painting is titled Lappi Lappi Jukurrpa (Lappi Lappi Dreaming) by Kelly Napangardi Michaels at Warlukurlangu Artists.
The subject of this work is Lappi Lappi, a rock hole near Lake Hazlett, about 90 km northwest of Lake Mackay in Western Australia. The country belongs to Nampijinpa/Jampijinpa and Nangala/Jangala skin groups. Located in a sheltered basin, the rock hole is a permanent source of water, and is surrounded by country rich in bush tucker. In the time of the Jukurrpa (Dreamtine) many mothers with young children would gather there because it was a safe place to stay. It is also home of 'Warnayarra' a rainbow serpent that travels underground between various rock holes. One day, women were gathered there with their children, singing and dancing. When the 'Warnayarra' heard the sound of voices, it traveled silently towards them under the water. When it reached the edge of the rock hole, it rose out of the water and ate them all.
Established in 1985 Warlukurlangu is a not-for-profit organisation that is 100% Aboriginal-owned by its artists from the remote desert communities of Yuendumu and Nyirripi in Central Australia. Warlukurlangu Artists is famous for its gloriously colourful acrylic paintings and limited edition prints. The art centre has a national and international profile and its art has been featured in hundreds of exhibitions and publications in Australia and around the world.
Sale of this artwork directly benefits the artist and the Warlukurlangu Artist community. Every painting is accompanied by a signed and dated Certificate of Authenticity which tells the story relating to the painting and some information about the artist.