John Mawurndjul (born circa 1952) Buluwana, 2001
Lot 108
John Mawurndjul (born circa 1952) Buluwana, 2001
AU$ 25,000 - 35,000
US$ 24,000 - 33,000
Lot Details
John Mawurndjul (born circa 1952)
Buluwana, 2001
bears artist's name, title, and Maningrida Arts & Culture catalogue number 15962001BP on label on the reverse
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
200 x 59cm (78 3/4 x 23 1/4in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Painted at Milmilngkan, Northern Territory
    Maningrida Arts & Culture, Maningrida, Northern Territory
    Purchased from Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne in November 2002
    The Laverty Collection, Sydney

    EXHIBITED:
    Kabarlekidyo to Milmilngkan - John Mawurndjul's Country, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, 29 October - 23 November 2002, cat. no. 5
    Crossing Country: The Alchemy of Western Arnhem Land Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 September - 12 December 2004
    rarrk - John Mawurndul : Journey Through Time in Northern Australia, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland, 21 September 2005 - 29 January 2006, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany, 19 February - 5 June 2006
    John Mawurndjul Survey 1979 - 2009, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 16 April - 24 May 2009
    Stone Country - Saltwater, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, 1 August - 27 September 2009

    LITERATURE:
    Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Kabarlekidyo to Milmilngkan - John Mawurndjul's Country, exh. cat., Melbourne: Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, 2002, cat. no. 5, front cover [illus. (detail)], and p.5 (illus.)
    Hetti Perkins et al., Crossing Country: The Alchemy of Western Arnhem Land Art, exh. cat., Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2004, p.90 (illus.), p.226
    Christian Kaufmann et al., rarrk - John Mawurndul: Journey Through Time in Northern Australia, exh. cat., Belair, South Australia: Crawford House Publishing Australia, 2005, p.141 (illus.), p.228
    Apolline Kohen, John Mawurndjul Survey 1979 - 2009, exh. cat., Canberra: ANU Drill Hall Gallery, 2009, plate 4, cat. no. 17, p.8 (illus.)
    Jon Altman, 'John Mawurndjul: Art and Impact', Art Monthly Australia, December 2009 - February 2010, p.24 (illus.)

    This painting is sold with accompanying Maningrida Arts & Culture documentation.
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