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An image of Yawkyawk by John Mawurndjul

John Mawurndjul

(Australia 1952 – )

Language group
Kuninjku, Arnhem region
Title
Yawkyawk
Other titles:
Yawk Yawk (Young girl's spirit)
Yawkyawk (Young girl's spirit)
Place of origin
Liverpool RiverWestern Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
1985
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

115.0 x 60.0 cm (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1985
Accession number
216.1985.3
Copyright
© John Mawurndjul. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (2)

Guido Magnaguagno (Director) and Bernhard Lüthi (Curator), "rarrk" John Mawurndjul: journey through time in northern Australia, Basel, 2005, 97 (colour illus.), 227.

Hetti Perkins, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Sydney, 2004, 73 (colour illus.), 226.

Exhibition history (4)

Crossing country: the alchemy of Western Arnhem Land art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Sep 2004–12 Dec 2004

rarrk – John Mawurndjul: Zeitreise in Nordaustralien:

Country Culture Community (2008-09), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Nov 2008–19 Apr 2009

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