CJ21 Watercolour by Athanasius Titus Renkaraka
Item # CJ21
Description Watercolour by Athanasius Renkaraka (1944-1989) of the ‘Hermansburg School’ His work is represented in the Tasmanian Museum. In 1934 a Western Arrernte Aboriginal man by the name of Albert Namatjira inspired a school of artists which became known as the ‘Hermannsburg School’ with his paintings of his tribal lands. This was a major change in direction for Aboriginal Art which previously focused on symbols etc. The movement is characterised by watercolours of western-style landscapes that depict the striking colours of the Australian outback .
Size 25cm * 17cm (10″ * 7″)