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Title

Rockhole at Yarangna

1996


Artist

Walangkura Napanangka

Australia

circa 1946 -

Language group

Pintupi, Western Desert region


About

This painting depicts the rock hole site of Yarangna to the west of the Kintore Community. This is a ceremonial site for women who gather to sing the songs and perform the dances associated with the site. Several types of edible berries grow in profusion in this area.

Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996


Details


Date

1996


Media category

Painting


Materials used

synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas


Dimensions

107.0 x 28.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1997


Location

Not on display


Accession number

66.1997


Artist information

Walangkura Napanangka

Works in the collection

7


Place

Where the work was made
Central and Western Desert

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


  • Papunya Women, Utopia Art Sydney, Waterloo, 16 Nov 1996–14 Dec 1996