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Hungry Man

Michael Banks


  • Year


  • Medium

    Acrylic and watercolour on canvas

  • Size

    20 x 20cm

“He’s a hungry man, he’s trying to get food. He ran off with the wrong woman, wrong way, wrong skin colour. He look around for right woman.” This artwork also features a digital animation, which can be viewed via the Artivive app - simply download app to device, open camera, place camera over artwork to view animation. Animation by Susie Waller (non-Indigenous).

Exhibition Artist Michael Banks

  • Born

    1962, Leonora

  • Lives & Works

    Ballajura, Perth

Banks began painting at a very young age, learning under the guidance of his old people, as Banks’ states “in the bush school,” watching his old people, how they moved their brushes. Banks primarily uses acrylic and watercolour to create figurative Western-style landscapes and portraits.

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