Body Paint

Emily Kam Kngwarray, Anmatyerr / Australian, 1910 - 1996
Ahalpere (Utopia)
Central Desert
Northern Territory



Acrylic on linen

Overall: 35 7/16 × 23 5/8 in. (90 × 60 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Will Owen and Harvey Wagner



Place Made: Australia, Oceania


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view

Course History

ANTH 32, AMES 26, Anthropology of Tibet and the Himalayas, Sienna Craig, Spring 2013

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Sienna Craig, Summer 2013

SART 25, Painting I, Tom Ferrara, Spring 2014

SART 25.01, Painting I, Tom Ferrara, Fall 2021

SART 31/SART 72, Painting II/III, Tom Ferrara, Fall 2021


Dreaming Art Centre of Utopia Aboriginal Gallery, Salisbury Plain, South Australia, Australia (Certificate of Authenticity); sold to Will Owen (1952-2015) and Harvey Wagner (1931-2017), Chapel Hill, North Carolina, December 1998; given to present collection, 2009.

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