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Wakartu Cory Surprise

(Australia circa 1929 – )

Language group
Walmajarri, Western Desert region
Place of origin
Fitzroy CrossingKimberleyWestern AustraliaAustralia
Media category
Materials used
synthetic polymer paint on paper

56.0 x 75.5 cm image/sheet; 79.0 x 104.0 x 3.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Purchased 1992
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (8)

Board of Studies of New South Wales, Aboriginal Perspective- History Teaching Kit, Sydney, 1995.

Jonathan Cooper (Editor), The Art Gallery of New South Wales Bulletin, 'Yiribana Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Gallery', pg. 10-13, Sydney, Oct 1994-Nov 1994, 11 (colour illus.).

Richard Cotter, Change and continuity; 20th Century Australian History, South Yarra, 1998, 178 (colour illus.).

Karen Dayman, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘Fitzroy Crossing: Collaborative process, cultural projects’, pg. 249-253, Sydney, 2007, 250 (colour illus.).

Ewen McDonald, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 105 (colour illus.).

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 72, 73 (colour illus.), 138, 139. plate no. 34

Margo Neale, Yiribana, Sydney, 1994, 3 (colour illus.).

Hetti Perkins, Aboriginal Women's Exhibition, 'Introduction', pg. 7-13, Sydney, 1991, 41 (colour illus.), 51. Courtesy of Karrayili/Mangkaja Arts

Exhibition history (3)

Aboriginal Women's Exhibition (1991), Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Sep 1991–10 Nov 1991

Another Country, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Jul 1999–02 Apr 2000

One sun, one moon, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Jul 2007–02 Dec 2007