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Title

Ngarin Janu Country


Artist

Rover Thomas

Australia

1926 - 11 Apr 1998

Language groups

Wangkujunga, Western Desert region, Kukatja, Western Desert region


Details


Other Title

Nagrin Janu Country


Date

(circa 1988)


Media category

Painting


Materials used

earth pigments in synthetic polymer resin on canvas


Dimensions

100.0 x 140.0 cm


Credit

Purchased 1988


Location

Not on display


Accession number

512.1988


Artist information

Rover Thomas

Artist profile

Works in the collection

7


Place

Where the work was made
Warmun (Turkey Creek)

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 8 publications

Bibliography


Anthony Bond and Victoria Lynn, The Art Gallery of New South Wales collections, 'Contemporary Practice - Here, There, Everywhere ...', pg. 229-285, Sydney, 1994, 253 (colour illus.).

Belinda Carrigan (Editor), Rover Thomas: I want to paint, East Perth, 2003, 77.

Deborah Edwards, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘Histories in the making: Aboriginal Art and modernism’, pg. 51-63, Sydney, 2007, 61 (colour illus.).

Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art', pg. 208-241, Sydney, 1999, 229 (colour illus.).

Lunami Art Gallery and Ross Gibson, Inner-Land, Japan, 1993, (colour illus.).

Margo Neale, Yiribana: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection, Sydney, 1994, 74, 75 (colour illus.), 138, 139. plate no. 35

Hetti Perkins, Art + soul: a journey into the world of Aboriginal art, 'Dreams + nightmares', pg. 88-153, Carlton, 2010, 98 (colour illus.), 280.

Falk Wolf, Remembering forward: Australian Aboriginal painting since 1960, 'Rover Thomas', pg. 58-67, Cologne, 2010, 65 (colour illus.). cat.no. 25