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Title

Dhalwaŋu Miny'tji

1996


Artist

Nawurapu Wunuŋmurra

Australia

30 Dec 1952 - 14 Mar 2018

Language group

Dhalwaŋu, Arnhem region


Details


Other Title

Dhalwaŋu miny'tji


Alternative title

Dhalwangu Miny'tji


Date

1996


Media category

Bark painting


Materials used

natural pigments on eucalyptus bark


Dimensions

294.0 x 93.0 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1996


Accession number

487.1996


Artist information

Nawurapu Wunuŋmurra

Works in the collection

1


Place

Where the work was made
Blue Mud Bay

Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • Big barks exhibition, Annandale Galleries, Annandale, 28 Aug 1996–21 Sep 1996

  • Gamarada, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 15 Nov 1996–16 Feb 1997

  • Another Country, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 04 Jul 1999–02 Apr 2000


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Bruce James, Art Gallery of New South Wales handbook, 'Australian Collection: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art', pg. 208-241, Sydney, 1999, 240 (colour illus.).