BULUWANA, 2001

The Laverty Collection - Part III
Sydney
5 April 2017
5

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
BULUWANA, 2001

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

200.0 x 59.0 cm

bears inscription on label verso: artist's name, title, language group and Maningrida Arts and Culture cat. 15962001BP

Estimate: 
$20,000 – 30,000
Provenance

Painted at Milmilngkan, Northern Territory
Maningrida Arts and Culture, Maningrida, Northern Territory (label attached verso)
Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne (label attached verso)
The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Sydney, acquired from the above in November 2002

Exhibited

Kabarlekidyo to Milmilngkan – John Mawurndjul's Country, Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne, 29 October – 23 November 2002, cat. 5 (illus. in exhibition catalogue and front cover [detail])
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, New South Wales, 1 August – 27 September 2009

Literature

Perkins, H., et al., Crossing Country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, exhibition catalogue, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2004, pp. 90 (illus.), 226
Kaufmann, C., et al., rarrk – John Mawurndul: Journey Through Time in Northern Australia, Crawford House Publishing Australia, Belair, South Australia, 2005, pp. 141 (illus.), 228
Kohen, A., John Mawurndjul Survey 1979 – 2009, exhibition catalogue, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 2009, pl. 4, cat. 17, p. 8 (illus.)
Altman, J., 'John Mawurndjul: Art and Impact', Art Monthly Australia, Canberra, December 2009 – February 2010, p. 24 (illus.)