Saturday, February 27, 2010

Albert Namatjira - Simpson's Gap

Albert Namatjira (1902-1959) - Simpson's Gap
Australia 45c Stamp Issued 2002
Ngurratjuta Pmara Corporation Collection - Araluen Collection Alice Springs

This is one of four stamps issued to commemorate the life of Albert Namatjira in 2002.  The artist straddled between two western and aboriginal culture during his reasonable short life, producing a large number of works that depicted the local environment around his homeland of Alice Springs, in the outback of Australia.

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