powder pigment on plywood
5 figures: each 180.0 x 58.0 cm (irreg.) :
a - figure; 180 x 58 cm; each figure
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
© Judy Watson. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Where the work was made
Shown in 3 exhibitions
Aratjara: art of the first Australians:
- Stiftung Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 23 Apr 1993–04 Jul 1993
- Hayward Gallery, London 23 Jul 1993–10 Oct 1993
- Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark 11 Feb 1994–23 May 1994
The Dreamers (2009-10), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 May 2009–15 Aug 2010
Sentient lands, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Jun 2016 -
Referenced in 9 publications
Jenny Aland and Max Darby (Editors), Art Connections, 'An example of writing using the social and cultural analysis plan', pg. 50-52, Port Melbourne, 1998, 52 (colour illus.).
Hannah Fink, The Oxford companion to Aboriginal art and culture, 'Judy Watson', pg. 735, South Melbourne, 2000, 735 (illus.). illus.no. 402
Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art', pg. 208-241, Sydney, 1999, 228 (colour illus.).
Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 58, 59 (colour illus.), 138-39. plate no. 28
Margo Neale, Yiribana, Sydney, 1994, 7 (colour illus.).
Margo Neale, Past present: the national women's art anthology, 'Past present continuous: the presentation and interpretation of indigenous art', pg. 20-29, North Ryde, 1999, 24 (illus.), 25. figure no. 3.2
Lin Onus, Aratjara: art of the first Australians, `Southwest, Southeast Australia and Tasmania', pg. 289-329, Dusseldorf, 1993, 317 (colour illus.), 351. cat.no. 135
Hetti Perkins and Margie West, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, 'Judy Watson in conversation', pg. 304-310, Sydney, 2007, 304.
Ted Snell, sacred ground beating heart: works by Judy Watson 1989 - 2003, Perth, 2003, 20.