George “Hairbrush” Tjungurrayi

George “Hairbrush” Tjungurrayi was born near Kiwirrkurra in the Gibson Desert, Western Australia. He commenced painting in about 1976 for Papunya Tula Artists. His older brother, Willy Tjungurrayi, is also a very well-known Pintupi artist. George Tjungurrayi often depicts in his paintings specific sacred sites located in his ancestral country, which are associated with the Tingari cycle of creation Dreaming stories. He was voted “the most collectable artist” by the magazine, Australian Art Collector.