Contemporary Bark Painting


Djirrirra Wunungmurra, Yukuwa, 2011, natural pigments on bark.




Nonggirrnga Marawili, Yathikpa, 2013, natural pigments on bark.




Nonggirrnga Marawili, Yathikpa, 2013, natural pigments on bark.


Fantastic to see these contemporary interpretations of traditional bark painting at the Art Gallery of New South Wales recently. Djirrirra Wunungmurra, born 1968, Arnhem region, Yukuwa 2011 is a depiction of yam tendrils and feathered flowers. Nonggirrnga Marawili, born c1939, Arnhem region, Yathikpa, 2013, is a contemporary depiction of fire.

 

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