Artists of Ampilatwatja

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The art of Ampilatwatja in the Eastern Desert is strikingly different from other Australian desert art. The landscapes in a finely executed dotting-technique depict each artist’s homeland. Bush tucker and bush medicine are the Ampilatwatja artists´ theme. Their landscape paintings reflect the deep connection with the land and the knowledge of how it nourishes and cares for it´s people.

'Like Cézanne is painting the same mountain over and over, these artists paint their piece of country, each time revealing their love for the red earth that is their home.' suggests the website of this artist cooperative.

Among the most important artists of Ampilatwatja are Colleen Morton Knwarreye, Daisy Moss Kemarre und Doris Elkedra Pula.