Artwork story: A group of men saw smoke in the distance. When they went to investigate they saw men at another campsite using fire to make spears, represented in the middle of the painting. The two campsites are represented either side.
Turkey Tolson Tjupurrula (1938-2001)
Turkey is represented in all major Australian collections and many overseas, including: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; National Museum of Australia, Canberra; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane; South Australian Museum, Adelaide; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Berndt Museum of Anthropology, University of Western Australia, Perth; Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide; Papunya Tula Artists; Westpac Gallery, Melbourne; Artbank; National Gallery of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan; Hudson River Museum, New York, USA; Robert Holmes a’ Court Collection; The Kelton Foundation Santa Monica, USA.