Long Jack Philipus Tjakamarra "Water Dreaming"
Size 183 x 183 cms, Acrylic on Linen Canvas, Year 1989
"Long Jack" is one of the founding members of the Papunya Tula Artists and his exquisite artworks pay homage and acts as instruments to preserve his culture & ancestral traditions. He was born in his mother’s country ‘Kalipinya’ an important Rain Dreaming site. He portrays his work with religious overtones and its symbolic references to the sanctity of his his land, his people and his culture.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne,
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide,
Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney
Holmes a Court Collection, Australia,
Mem Aziz Private Collection, Australia
Museums and Art Galleries of Northern Territory, Darwin;
Galeria R. Poznan, Poland.
University of Western Australia Anthropology Museum, Perth