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An image of the guardians by Judy Watson
Alternate image of the guardians by Judy Watson Alternate image of the guardians by Judy Watson Alternate image of the guardians by Judy Watson
Alternate image of the guardians by Judy Watson Alternate image of the guardians by Judy Watson

Judy Watson

(Australia 1959 – )

Language group
Waanyi, Gulf region
Title
the guardians
Place of origin
QueenslandAustralia
Year
1986-1987
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
powder pigment on plywood
Dimensions

5 figures: each 180.0 x 58.0 cm (irreg.):

a - figure; 180 x 58 cm; each figure

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1990
Accession number
196.1990.a-e
Copyright
© Judy Watson. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (9)

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.

Exhibition history (2)

Aratjara: art of the first Australians:

The Dreamers (2009-10), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 May 2009–15 Aug 2010