Mardayin Design, 2001 bears subject, language group, location and Maningrida Arts & Culture catalogue number 5812001BP on a label and on a Maningrida Arts & Culture certificate with a description of the story depicted on the reverse natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark 171 x 50cm (67 5/16 x 19 11/16in).
PROVENANCE: Painted at Mumeka, Northern Territory Purchased from Maningrida Arts & Culture, Maningrida, Northern Territory in August 2001 The Laverty Collection, Sydney
EXHIBITED: Crossing Country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 September - 12 December 2004 Mumeka to Milmilngkan - Innovation in Kurulk Art, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 2 November - 17 December 2006
LITERATURE: Hetti Perkins, Crossing Country: the Alchemy of Western Arnhem Land art, exh. cat., Sydney: Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2004, p.88 (illus.), p.230 (also listed in the booklet with the individual rooms, cat. no. 205, Room 7, p.11) Jon Altman and Apolline Kohen, Mumeka to Milmilngkan - Innovation in Kurulk Art, exh. cat., Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, 2006, cat. no. 59, pl. 23, p.59 (illus.), p.64 Colin Laverty and Elizabeth Laverty et al., Beyond Sacred: Recent Painting from Australia's Remote Aboriginal Communities - the collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Melbourne: Hardie Grant Books, 2008, p. 294 (illus.)
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