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An image of Yawkyawk by Jimmy Njiminjuma

Jimmy Njiminjuma

(Australia 1947 – 02 Oct 2004)

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

48.0 x 26.7 cm (irreg.)

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1985
Accession number
218.1985.3
Copyright
© Jimmy Njiminjuma. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 56, 57 (colour illus.), 138, 139. plate no. 25 (part 3 of work)

Hetti Perkins, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Sydney, 2004, 72 (colour illus.), 229.

Public Programmes Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, 'Painting country', Sydney, 2004, (colour illus.).

Jill Sykes (Editor), Look, 'More than an art show', pg. 36-37, Newtown, Oct 2004, 37 (colour illus.).

Exhibition history (3)

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

Mumeka to Milmilgkan, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 02 Nov 2006–15 Dec 2006

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