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Title

Rockhole at Yarangna

1996

Artist

Walangkura Napanangka

Australia

circa 1946 –

Language group: Pintupi, Western Desert region

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Central and Western Desert Northern Territory Australia
    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
    Copyright
    © Walangkura Napanangka. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

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    Artist information
    Walangkura Napanangka

    Works in the collection

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  • 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

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Central and Western Desert

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

    • Papunya Women, Utopia Art Sydney Pty Ltd, Alexandria, 16 Nov 1996–14 Dec 1996

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