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An image of Lorrkkon by John Mawurndjul
Alternate image of Lorrkkon by John Mawurndjul Alternate image of Lorrkkon by John Mawurndjul Alternate image of Lorrkkon by John Mawurndjul

John Mawurndjul

(Australia 1952 – )

Language group
Kuninjku, Arnhem region
Title
Lorrkkon
Other titles:
Log coffin
Place of origin
Liverpool RiverWestern Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
(circa 1986)
Media category
Sculpture
Materials used
natural pigments on wood
Dimensions

224.5 x 16.0 cm:

0 - Whole; 16 cm

0 - Whole; 224.5 cm (88 3/8")

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1986
Accession number
243.1986
Copyright
© John Mawurndjul. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (3)

Guido Magnaguagno (Director) and Bernhard Lüthi (Curator), "rarrk" John Mawurndjul: journey through time in northern Australia, Basel, 2005, 98 (colour illus.), 227.

Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999.

Hetti Perkins, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Sydney, 2004, 204 (colour illus.), 226.

Exhibition history (4)

A material thing - Objects from the collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 31 Aug 1998–09 Feb 1999

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:

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