- Place where the work was made
Western Arnhem Land
- circa 1985
- Media category
- Bark painting
- Materials used
- natural pigments on bark
- 232.0 x 112.0 cm (irreg.)
- Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
- Purchased 1989
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Jimmy Njiminjuma. Licensed by Copyright Agency
- Artist information
Works in the collection
Shown in 6 exhibitions
Aratjara: art of the first Australians:
- Stiftung Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 23 Apr 1993–04 Jul 1993
- Hayward Gallery, London 23 Jul 1993–10 Oct 1993
- Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark 11 Feb 1994–23 May 1994
Bulada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Aug 1997–14 Dec 1997
Crossing country: the alchemy of Western Arnhem Land art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 24 Sep 2004–12 Dec 2004
Mumeka to Milmilgkan, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 02 Nov 2006–15 Dec 2006
One sun, one moon, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Jul 2007–02 Dec 2007
Our spirits lie in the water, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 2014–01 Nov 2015
Referenced in 7 publications
Michael Fitzgerald., Time (Pacific edition), 'Rock Spirits: From the natural sandstone galleries of western Arnhem Land, an ancient art tradition makes thrillingly contemporary twists and turns', New York, 11 Oct 2004, (colour illus.).
Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art', pg. 208-241, Sydney, 1999, 225 (colour illus.).
McClintok, Spin On, Sweden, 1995.
Hetti Perkins, Crossing country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Sydney, 2004, 76 (colour illus.), 229.
Wendy Symonds (Editor), Look, 'Close-Ups of the Collection', pg. 6, Heidelberg, Dec 1997, 6 (illus.).
Paul S.C. Tacon, Aratjara: art of the first Australians, 'The Power of the Image among the Past and Present Peoples of Arnhem Land', pg. 127-196, Dusseldorf, 1993, 153 (colour illus.), 334. cat.no. 19
Luke Taylor, One sun one moon: Aboriginal art in Australia, ‘Painting Djang: Art and inspiration in Western Arnhem Land’, pg. 85-91, Sydney, 2007, 84 (colour illus.).
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