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Bushflowers in the wind

Kathy Quinn Larry
Synthetic Polymer on Linen
60 x 60 cm
Ikuntji Artists


Kathy paints the bushflowers in her grandmother’s Country and how the wind creates whirly whirlies. The whirly whirly shakes the bushflowers and branches and they move around. Kathy remembers seeing this with her grandmother and how she told her, ‘that wind will always take you home. You don’t have to be afraid’.

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