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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art

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Title

Balangjangalan spirit

late 1980s


Artist

Paddy Fordham Wainburranga

Australia

circa 1932 - 31 May 2006

Language group

Rembarrnga, Arnhem region


Details


Date

late 1980s


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

natural earth pigments and acrylic binder on wood


Dimensions

257.0 x 8.0 x 7.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 2005


Location

Not on display


Accession number

25.2005


Artist information

Paddy Fordham Wainburranga

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • One sun, one moon, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 03 Jul 2007–02 Dec 2007

  • Sentient lands, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Jun 2016–08 Oct 2017