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An image of Wagilag Sisters story: Wurrutjurra (sand palm) by Paddy Dhatangu, Dorothy Djukulul

Paddy Dhatangu

(Australia 1914 – 23 Mar 1993)

Language group
Liyagalawumirr, Arnhem region

Dorothy Djukulul

(Australia 10 Jun 1942 – )

Language group
Ganalbingu, Arnhem region
Title
Wagilag Sisters story: Wurrutjurra (sand palm)
Other titles:
The Wagilag Sisters Story: Wurrurrutjurra - Sand Palm
Place of origin
Central Arnhem LandNorthern TerritoryAustralia
Year
1989
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments and synthetic polymer paint on bark
Dimensions

108.0 x 63.0 cm (irreg.)

Credit
Purchased 1989
Accession number
350.1989
Copyright
© Paddy Dhatangu and Dorothy Djukulul/Bula'bula Arts. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (5)

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

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art', pg. 208-241, Sydney, 1999, 230 (colour illus.).

Ewen McDonald, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'From Colonialism to late Modernism', pg. 7-106, Sydney, 1994, 95 (colour illus.).

Djon Mundine, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘The concept of style in Central Arnhem Land’, pg. 99-104, Sydney, 2007, 103 (colour illus.).

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 43, 44 (colour illus.), 137, 139. plate no. 19

Exhibition history (2)

Bulada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Aug 1997–14 Dec 1997

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