Nancy Kunoth Petyarre: Arnkerrthe
An exhibition of one of the famous ‘Petyarre’ sisters is showing at Mitchell Fine Art Gallery. Nancy Kunoth Petyarre was an Anmatyerre women and also one of the seven internationally acclaimed artists of the Petyarre sisters. Featuring paintings spanning more than a decade, this exhibition showcases the various styles and stories for which Nancy was known. Many of her works depict Arnkerrthe, the Mountain Devil Lizard. Other works in the exhibition include Awelye or Body Painting story which portrays the dreaming stories designs women paint onto their bodies for ceremonial purposes.