Lot 222 - The Todd Barlin Collection - Sale as0213

 
Lot 222
An Omu Figure, Weo Village, Jerep River NW Asmat; Omu is the name of the type of spirit figure and the ceremony that it belongs. The Omu ceremony only happens in a few small villages in the remote NW Asmat Area. "I made many trips to the Asmat during the years 1985-1999 staying several months each trip. This was at a time when the area was mostly closed to foreigners. I made collections of artworks for many public major museum collections around the world." - Todd Barlin

*See attached field photo. Field Photos Copyright Todd Barlin and The South Australian Museum.
Published & Exhibited : Oceanic Art Pacifica 2014 at Casula Power House Gallery Page 93.
207cm
Estimate $ 400-600

Sold for $1,600

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