Gloria Tamerre Petyarre - Leaves
Mainie Australia - Leaves Painting
Artwork Name: Leaves
Artist: Gloria Tamerre Petyarre
Size: 120cm x 90cm un-stretched canvas
This painting represents Leaves, also known as Leaves on the Ground. Gloria created this design and subject on day in April 1994; ‘That first one. I was looking, looking. Looks like leaf, and I been put another one and another one and ‘ah yeah’. First leaf”.
Leaves by Gloria Petyarre is one of the most prestigious styles in Australian art, winning the Wynne Prize in 1999. This subject does not pertain to stories from Gloria’s culture, but is an original idea created by Gloria.