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Title

Yankiri Jukurrpa (Emu dreaming)

1986


Artists

Darby Jampijinpa Ross

Australia

circa 1910 - 2005

Language group

Warlpiri, Central Desert region

Jimija Spencer

Australia

1908 - 1989

Language group

Warlpiri, Central Desert region


Details


Place where the work was made

Yuendumu Northern Territory Australia


Date

1986


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on cotton duck


Dimensions

90.0 x 173.4 x 4.0 cm stretcher


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales 1995


Location

Not on display


Accession number

480.1995


Artist information

Darby Jampijinpa Ross

Works in the collection

2

Artist information

Jimija Spencer

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Yuendumu

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • Painted Dreams, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 1982–1982

  • Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Edmund Capon, Steven Miller, Tony Tuckson, James Scougall, Mollie Gowing, Harry Messel, Craig Brush, Ronald Fine, Alison Fine, Gordon Davies, Rosalind Davies, Christopher Hodges, Helen Eager, Rosemary Gow, Sandra Phillips, Daphne Wallace and Ken Watson, Gamarada, Sydney, 1996, 70, 71 (colour illus.).

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art', pg. 208-241, Sydney, 1999, 226 (colour illus.).

Vivien Johnson, Painted Dreams, 'Collecting Western Desert Art - a personal view', pg. 8-13, Sydney, 1995, 11, 32, 33 (colour illus.), 46. plate no. 10

Judith Wright, Look, 'Building the Collection', pg. 6-7, Melbourne, Apr 1999, 7 (colour illus.).