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Title

Winpupula Rockhole

1996

Artist

Miriam Napanangka

Australia

circa 1950 –

Language group: Pintupi, Western Desert region

  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Kiwirrkurra East Gibson Desert Western Australia 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
    68.1997
    Copyright
    © Miriam Napanangka. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

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    Artist information
    Miriam Napanangka

    Works in the collection

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  • About

    This painting depicts designs associated with the rock hole and soakage water site of Winpupula, north-west of the Kiwirrkura Community. A large group of women travelled to this site to gather Ngurlan, a sweet edible berry and Pura, a fruit the size of a small apricot. These fruits are plentiful in this region when in season.

    Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

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