Hector Jandany (ca. 1929-2007)
Rock Overhand Tragedy in Ngarrgooroon Country, 2002
39 by 31 1/2in (100 x 80cm)
Natural earth pigments on acrylic binder on canvas
Artist's name, dimensions and Warmun Art Center Catalog #603/02 on the reverse side
Certificate/Story, Art Place, Perth, Warmun Art Centre, Turkey Creek, Western Australia
Exhibited Metropolitan Museum New York, December 2009- June 2010
Private American Collection
Hector Chundaloo Jardany was one of the most significant Kimberly Aboriginal artists.
The painting is an aspect of Ngarrgooroon country, the artist's ancestors' country. A major feature of the work is depicted as a central overhang that fell upon and killed many people. Hector Chundaloo Jardany uses earth tones, controlled use of color and geometry to define the myths and legends of Narranguny Dreamtime.