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William Dingo Dreaming Emu Dreaming (2002) (172x124cm, acrylic on linen):

This magnificent painting tell story of the Dingo (Australian native wild dog) ancestor in William's country in South Australia. The black circles represent the dingo burrows and important sites and waterholes in the sand dunes. The lines that travel diagonally across the painting are representative of the extent of the dreaming paths that were followed by the ancestor spirits. The colours and designs of the background are inspired by the sand dunes and give the image of the swirling sands and barren terrain of this region and are quite different to the colours and designs used further north in the Northern Territory.

Emu Dreaming emu dreaming pair Emu Dreaming (2001) (128x43cm, acrylic on linen):

This dreaming was inherited from William's grandfather. In this, and most of his paintings he used the arid desert colours from his homeland in South Australia (which is a distinct difference between William's paintings and those from further north). In the dreamtime the emu ancestors travelled west from Kunapi to Docker River and then north to Kintore. The parallel lines represent the sand dunes and route of travel of the Emu in the area of the dreaming story. In this dreaming the emu ancestor travelled west from Kunapi to Docker River and then north to Kintore. However, owing to the secret and sacred nature of the ceremonies involved no further information was available.

This painting was part of a set of two as shown. SOLD

Emu Dreaming Emu Dreaming (2001) (128x47cm, acrylic on linen):

This dreaming was inherited from William's grandfather. In this, and most of his paintings he used the arid desert colours from his homeland in South Australia (which is a distinct difference between William's paintings and those from further north). In the dreamtime the emu ancestors travelled west from Kunapi to Docker River and then north to Kintore. The parallel lines represent the sand dunes and route of travel of the Emu in the area of the dreaming story. In this dreaming the emu ancestor travelled west from Kunapi to Docker River and then north to Kintore. However, owing to the secret and sacred nature of the ceremonies involved no further information was available.

SOLD

Dingo Dreaming Dingo Dreaming(2000) (118x43cm, acrylic on cotton):

This painting tell story of the Dingo (Australian native wild dog) ancestor in William's country in South Australia. The black circles represent the dingo's burrow in the sand dunes. The colours and designs of the background are inspired by the sand dunes and give the image of the swirling sands of different colours, salt and clay pans and the barren terrain of this region.