Rockholes at Marapinti
mid 1930s - 2001
This painting depicts designs associated with Marrapinti, north-west of the Kiwirrkura Community. There are many small rockholes and caves, also soakage water at this site which is the artist's birthplace. A large number of women gathered here to perform the dances associated with this mythology. They also gathered the edible tuber known as Yunala.
Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996
synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas
107.0 x 28.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1997
Shown in 1 exhibition
Papunya Women, Utopia Art Sydney Pty Ltd, Waterloo, 16 Nov 1996–14 Dec 1996