(Australia circa 1945 – )
53.0 x 165.0 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu's paintings are truly unique, both in their subject matter and in their execution. Rather than depict ancestral stories she has inherited from her family, Yunupingu focuses on actual events from her own life and renders these in animated detail in her works.
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales Annual Report 2008-09, 'Collections: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art', pg. 22-25, Sydney, 2009, 23.
Nyapanyapa: Once upon a time, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Paddington, 18 Sep 2008–11 Oct 2008