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An image of Airlift to Darwin Hospital by Nyapanyapa Yunupingu

Nyapanyapa Yunupingu

(Australia circa 1945 – )

Language group
Gumatj, Arnhem region
Title
Airlift to Darwin Hospital
Year
2008
Media category
Bark painting
Materials used
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions

53.0 x 165.0 cm

Credit
Annette Margaret Dupree Bequest Fund 2008
Accession number
357.2008
Copyright
© Nyapanyapa Yunupingu, Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala
Location
Not on display
Further information

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.

Bibliography (1)

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.

Exhibition history (1)

Nyapanyapa: Once upon a time, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Paddington, 18 Sep 2008–11 Oct 2008