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Title

Yawkyawk

1985


Artist

Jimmy Njiminjuma

Australia

1947 - 02 Oct 2004

Language group

Kuninjku, Arnhem region


Details


Other Titles

Yawk Yawk (Young girl's spirit)

Yawkyawk (Young girl's spirit)


Date

1985


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on bark


Dimensions

53.0 x 33.0 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1985


Location

Not on display


Accession number

218.1985.5


Artist information

Jimmy Njiminjuma

Artist profile

Works in the collection

12


Place

Where the work was made
Gunbalanya (Oenpelli)

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


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, 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.).