Barbara Reid – 7242

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90cm x 60cm
AUD $ 1,980.00

Barbara Reid – 7301

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90cm x 60cm
AUD $ 1,980.00

Barbara Reid – 9404

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180cm x 120cm
AUD $ 6,600.00

Barbara Reid Napangarti incorporates many Dreaming sites in her paintings. They include sandhills, rock holes, water soakages and landforms found throughout her country. It is at these sacred sites that the women narrated their Dreamtime stories through song lines, dance cycles and body paint.

Barbara commenced painting in 1987 and is one of the original female painters of the desert art movement. She was born at Paaya in 1962 near Tjukurla which is situated at the edge of a large salt lake, Lake Hopkins near the Western Australia – Northern Territory border.

In painting Minyma Tingari, Barbara describes the journey of the Tingari women who, with the Tingari men, travelled vast distances across the land creating laws and rituals and shaping particular sites during the Tjukurrpa (Dreamtime). The sacred stories (minyma) and songs are the spiritual foundation on which Barbara bases her paintings. Barbara incorporates many Dreaming sites in her paintings. They include sandhills, rock holes, water soakages and landforms found throughout her country. It is at these sacred sites that the women narrated their Dreamtime stories through song lines, dance cycles and body paint.

Barbara’s paintings are held in major galleries in Australia and overseas. Her works are keenly sought by collectors around the world.

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