ARTIST: Eddie Blitner AREA: Naiyalrindji - Roper River Arnhem Land region TITLE: Magic Man & Mimi Spirits MEDIUM: Painting - acrylic on canvas. Eddie Blitner is of the Marra language group from Naiyalrindji country on the mighty Roper River, south east of Katherine in the Northern Territory down the Roper Highway at Yugal Mangi Nkugurr Community in Arnhem Land. Eddie's family are renowned artists and carvers in the art industry. He is a great Yiddaki (didgeridoo) maker and is a fine traditional carver. Eddie paints his many family law and culture custodial stories in his paintings of Country landscape, totems, and important food, hunting and season and ceremony.
Eddie incorporates totems, spirit profiles, bush-tucker, animals in traditional x-ray style, men's hunting and fishing and corroboree themes. Eddie takes great care in applying his craft. Often taking weeks to do final touches on his layered stories within the one canvas shot.His paints are a blend of acrylic and flicks of natural ochres and sand on the background to represent Country. The item "Magic Man & Mimi's EDDIE BLITNER Arnhem Land Aboriginal Art SIZE 70 X 79cm" is in sale since Monday, February 05, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Aboriginal\Paintings". The seller is "readback-aboriginal-art-darwin-nt" and is located in DARWIN, Northern Territory. This item can be shipped worldwide.