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Theresa Byrnes New paintings, FRESH + FOUR DIGGING STICKS 1998, on-view

FRESH 2019

My new series of paintings are about our obsession with newness & ownership - dividing the earth, and packaging everything to give it worth and purpose.

FOUR DIGGING STICKS oil on linen, 7 x 14 foot, 1998

I was accepted into a Yolngu family in remote Arnhem Land in 1991. In Yolngu culture the digging stick represents women, on the community of Yirrkala I have four mothers.

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