Aboriginal Art Metal Dogs

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Enjoy your very own piece of original, hand painted artwork. Freestanding, each one of these metal dogs, represents a real animal from the Yuendumu region and are made in collaboration with the Alice Springs prison. They are handpainted with love by artists at Warlukurlangu.

Metal dog original artworks help support the community based social programs, keeping animals and people in Yuendumu healthy, safe and happy. 

Metal dogs are hand painted on both sides.
Refer images to view both sides.

Each dog comes with a card which talks about the program and art centre.
Colour and textures may vary from images depending on your screen.
Approximate size (varies between dogs):  19cm width. 11/12cm height.

More about the work:
Ben is a dingo. He was adopted by a wonderful family in Darwin, but unfortunately they couldn’t keep him inside their yard. He is now much happier living back in Yuendumu without fences.

Dogs in Warlpiri are called ‘Jarntu’ or ‘maliki’ . Families in Yuendumu tend to own many dogs. They are good ‘marlpa’ (company). Many people think of their dogs as ‘warlalja’ (family). Dogs in Yuendumu like to follow their owners around whenever they can.

Category: Painting, Warlukurlangu