Minhala ga Dha`wau Gapu

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Artwork Minhala ga Dha`wau Gapu
bark

H: 253cm W: 0cm

Djandi is the wife of Dha`wau clan elder and fine artist Yumutjin Wunumurra, and assists him with his work. read more

Wapitja

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Artwork Wapitja

H: 113cm W: 0cm

The country belonging to the Magalili clan was founded in Ancestral times by the Guwak people. read more

Marrau Miny’tji

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Artwork Marrau Miny’tji
larrakitj

H: 255cm W: 0cm

This work was exhibited at Garawan’s first solo exhibition held at Niagara Galleries in Melbourne. read more

Garrimala

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Artwork Garrimala
bark

H: 152cm W: 32cm

This painting represents Garrimala, a billabong near the artist’s residence, the Dha`wau clan homeland at Gå]ga]. read more

Yalata

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Artwork Yalata
bark

H: 69cm W: 26cm

Mumu=thun

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Artwork Mumu=thun
bark

H: 88cm W: 45cm

The protected bay of saltwater named on maps below Cape Arnhem as Port Bradshaw is separated from the open sea (Gulf of Carpentaria) by open bush land on sand behind the highest dunes in the Territory, that face the ‘sunrise’ side (East). read more

Lulumu

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Artwork Lulumu
bark

H: 114cm W: 68cm

The Madarrpa travelled to live permanently at Båniyala, clan land north on Blue Mud Bay under the direction of clan leader and father to the artist, Wakuthi. read more

Gå]ga]

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Artwork Gå]ga]
sculpture

H: 152cm W: 0cm

This surprising sculpture by the young Djimiyapin is unique in style among the current work of Yirrkala’s artists. read more

Mumu=thun

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Artwork Mumu=thun
bark

H: 114cm W: 37cm

The protected bay of saltwater named on maps below Cape Arnhem as Port Bradshaw is separated from the open sea (Gulf of Carpentaria) by open bush land on sand behind the highest dunes in the Territory, that face the ‘sunrise’ side (East). read more

Marrau Miny’tji

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Artwork Marrau Miny’tji
bark

H: 106cm W: 45cm

This work was exhibited at Garawan’s first solo exhibition held at Niagara Galleries in Melbourne. read more

Garrimala

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Artwork Garrimala
larrakitj

H: 225cm W: 0cm

This painting represents Garrimala, a billabong near the artist’s residence, the Dha`wau clan homeland at Gå]ga]. read more

Gurtha

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Artwork Gurtha
bark

H: 156cm W: 71cm

Previously Barrupu’s art has been through the media of limited editions - works on paper. read more

Birds and Fish

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Artwork Birds and Fish
bark

H: 47cm W: 22cm

Gunytjulu is the generic Yolu word for lizard. read more

Lamamirri Whale

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Artwork Lamamirri Whale
Prints

H: 50cm W: 25cm

This work consists of imagery representing the whale mythology of the defunct clan of the Lamamirri. read more

Wawurritjpal

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Artwork Wawurritjpal
larrakitj

H: 196cm W: 0cm

A set of three rocks stand in the mouth of Trial Bay submerged either completely or partially within its waters. read more

Rulyapa

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Artwork Rulyapa
larrakitj

H: 208cm W: 0cm

This miny’tji represents Rulyapa, the rough saltwater country between Nhulunbuy and the large island of Dhambaliya, ballooning up from the secret depths, around the sacred rock Manhala, which can be a manifestation of Daymirri. read more

Dhagi at Wandawuy

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Artwork Dhagi at Wandawuy
bark

H: 79cm W: 33cm

Long ago, two spirit men called Djirrawit and Nyålu made a fish trap (dhawurr) in the Gurriyalayala River at Wa][awuy. read more

Dhakandjali

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Artwork Dhakandjali
larrakitj

H: 263cm W: 0cm

Dhakandjali is the name for this burial pole. Its other name can be Dhupundji. read more

Gurala

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Artwork Gurala
bark

H: 96cm W: 40cm

Gurala River empties into Buckingham Bay left of the peninsula named on maps after navigator Flinders. read more

4 Buffalos

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Artwork 4 Buffalos
bark

H: 100cm W: 43cm

Nyapanyapa’s work has been more valued for the spontanaeity and texture of her hand. read more

Gurtha

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Artwork Gurtha
bark

H: 89cm W: 40cm

Rerrkirrwaa has painted her husband’s clan minytji - that of the Gumatj clan. read more

Rulyapa

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Artwork Rulyapa
bark

H: 193cm W: 47cm

This miny’tji represents Rulyapa, the rough saltwater country between Nhulunbuy and the large island of Dhambaliya, ballooning up from the secret depths, around the sacred rock Manhala, which can be a manifestation of Daymirri. read more

Galpu

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Artwork Galpu
bark

H: 145cm W: 42cm

Wititj is depicted here at Garrimala (near Gangan). read more

Yukuwa- Yam

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Artwork Yukuwa- Yam
bark

H: 132cm W: 38cm

Yukuwa is one of the names of the artist and Yukuwa is the topic of this work. read more

Garrimala

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Artwork Garrimala
bark

H: 128cm W: 29cm

This painting represents Garrimala, a billabong near the artist’s residence, the Dha`wau clan homeland at Gå]ga]. read more

Buyku

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Artwork Buyku
bark

H: 127cm W: 72cm

Paintings of this nature have multiple layers of metaphor and meaning which give lessons about the connections between an individual and specific pieces of country (both land and sea), as well as the connections between various clans but also explaining the forces that act upon and within the environment and the mechanics of a spirit’s path through existence. read more

Gumatj larrakitj

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Artwork Gumatj larrakitj
larrakitj

H: 0cm W: 0cm

In ancestral times, the leaders of Yirritja moiety clans used fire for the first time during a ceremony at |alarrwuy in Gumatj country. read more

Metamorphosis/Garraali

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Artwork Metamorphosis/Garraali
bark

H: 102cm W: 45cm

In 2009 Djambawa was selected as a participating artist at the 3rd Moscow Biennale 24th September - 24th October 2009. read more

Bamurruu

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Artwork Bamurruu
bark

H: 169cm W: 77cm

Bamurruu is a monolithic rock standing in the mouth of Trial Bay submerged within its waters. read more

Djarrakpi

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Artwork Djarrakpi
bark

H: 100cm W: 51cm

Djarrakpi, the Manggalili clan homeland is at the tip of Cape Shield, a promontory overlooking the northern aspect into Blue Mud Bay. read more