Artwork Buyku

Buyku

Paintings of this nature have multiple layers of metaphor and meaning which give lessons about the connections between an individual and specific pieces of country (both land and sea), as well as the connections between various clans but also explaining the forces that act upon and within the environment and the mechanics of a spirit’s path through existence.

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Catalogue #: 3320Y
Height: 127cm
Width / Diametre: 72cm
Medium: earth pigments on bark

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Buyku

Artwork


Artwork Buyku
bark

H: 127cm W: 72cm

Paintings of this nature have multiple layers of metaphor and meaning which give lessons about the connections between an individual and specific pieces of country (both land and sea), as well as the connections between various clans but also explaining the forces that act upon and within the environment and the mechanics of a spirit’s path through existence. read more