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p>For decades Helen Baldwin has been painting outback Australia and the Aboriginal people. Her travels have taken her throughout western New South Wales and to Alice Springs, Darwin, Yuendumu, Napperby, Mbunghara, Papunya, Kintore, Docker River, Areyonga, Maryvale and countless places in between. Through her friendship with Michael Ellis and his wife Lizzie, a full-blood Aborigine of the Ngaanatjarra tribe, Helen has been taken to special areas that few white people have ever seen./p> p>The natural affinity for the Central Australian desert and its people felt by Helen is visible in her artistic work. She is able to see through the incongruous Western clothing, tangled hair and ubiquitous dust to the flame that gave birth to one of the purest forms of spirituality ever articulated. . At night, telling Dreamtime stories by the campfire, an ancient dignity lights the eyes of the old people./p> p>It is the essence of this message that Helen Baldwin captures in her paintings of the Aboriginal people: wisdom, simplicity, spontaneity and grace.br />Children of the Dreamtime presents a vivid picture of the Aboriginal people of central Australia, their way of life and their environment./p> p>In her work Artist Helen Bladwin shows us the beauty she perceives in the Australian outback and the people who first made it their home./p>

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781760793623
Format: Hardback
(654mm x 215mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: New Holland Publishers
Publisher: New Holland Publishers
Publish Date: 17-May-2021
Country of Publication: Australia

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