'Dot to Dot'

31 AM 8572/12
Pansy Napangardi Bush Banana Dreaming & Father & Mother's Country 1986
Acrylic on cotton
1220 x 600mm

This painting was a gift to Pansy's partner Dean’s Mother in 1986. Every year after that Pansy would visit and add a bit more to it. It started as a simple red ochre bush banana dreaming painting and every year it was added to. This work was completed about 10 years after it was started.

This painting started as a bush banana dreaming with a simple motif in red ochre. Pansy kept on working on it and it evolved into more of a complex painting. It details two separate histories; one from Pansy’s father’s side and one from her mother’s side.

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