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Title

Mimih ceremony

1960

Artist

Spider Namirrki Nabunu

Australia

1924 – 1973

Language group: Kunwinjku, Arnhem region

  • Details

    Other Titles
    Mimi, a spirit people, holding a corroboree, in ancestral times
    Mimi corroboree
    Place where the work was made
    Beswick Creek Western Arnhem Land Northern Territory Australia
    Date
    1960
    Media category
    Bark painting
    Materials used
    natural pigments on bark
    Dimensions
    85.0 x 51.0 cm (irreg.)
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1960
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    IA11.1960
    Copyright
    © Spider Namirrki Nabunu. Licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

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  • About

    Spider Namirriki Nabunu was active from the 1960s, when he was living and working at Kunbarlanja (Oenpelli). This painting was acquired in 1960 by Dr Stuart Scougall and gifted to the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.

    from Hetti Perkins et al., 'Crossing country: the alchemy of Western Arnhem Land art', Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2004

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Beswick Creek

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 6 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

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