Kambau Namaleu LAMANG, Eye fingered birth of the super haired super star (It all began in the eyes, so to say). Enlarge 1 /1

Kambau Namaleu LAMANG

Galeg, Madang, Papua New Guinea born 1948

Eye fingered birth of the super haired super star (It all began in the eyes, so to say). 1974 Place made: Port Moresby, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper screenprint, printed in colour inks, from multiple stencils Support: thick white hot pressed paper mounted on purple screenprinted wove paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 7/32
Edition: edition of 32

Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below printed image in black pencil, '21.8.'74 N Lamang.' titled lower left below printed image in black pencil, 'Eye Fingered Birth of Super Haired Super Star (It all began in the eyes, so to say).' inscribed with edition details, lower right below printed image in black pencil, '7/32'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: no inscriptions.
Dimensions: printed image 52.4 h x 37.8 w cm sheet 57.2 h x 43.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: PIAP | png.211 | impression
Acknowledgement: Crafts Board of the Australia Council Collection 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.1590
Subject: Collection: The Crafts Board of Australia Council collection of Australian and International decorative and design arts, acquired 1982. Papua New Guinea, Art style: Contemporary, From 1968
Provenance:
  • Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from the Crafts Board of the Australia Council Collection, Sydney, February 1980.