Walala Tjapaltjarri Australian Aboriginal Artist from Gibson desert

Born: c1960

Region: Western Desert

Community Centre: Kintore

Language: Pintupi


Walala was born in the early 1960’s at Marua to the east of Kiwirrkurra in the Gibson Desert.

In late 1984, Walala and eight other relatives of the Pintupi Tribe walked out of the desert in Western Australia and made contact for the first time with European society. Described as ‘The Lost Tribe’, he and his family created international headlines.

Walala Tjapaltjarri | c13696

SKU: 13696
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  • Title:

    TINGARI Journey

  • Details

    Catalog No. 13696

    Size. 90 x 151 cm

    Medium. Acrylic on linen