KURRUKKURR, 2002

The Laverty Collection - Part III
Sydney
5 April 2017
131

IVAN NAMIRRKKI

born 1959
KURRUKKURR, 2002

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

158.0 x 49.5 cm

bears inscription on label verso: artist’s name, size, medium, language group and Maningrida Arts and Culture cat.5952-02

Estimate: 
$2,500 – 3,500
Provenance

Maningrida Arts and Culture, Maningrida, Northern Territory
Aboriginal and Pacific Art Gallery, Sydney
The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Sydney, acquired from the above in November 2002

Exhibited

Ivan Namirrki – Kardbam Nanurungi – rarrk designs from the Kardbam clan, Aboriginal and Pacific Art Gallery, Sydney, 7 – 30 November 2002
Crossing Country: the alchemy of western Arnhem Land art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 25 September – 12 December 2004
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, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2004, cat. 202, pp. 86 (illus.), 228
Beyond Sacred: Recent Painting from Australia’s Remote Aboriginal Communities: The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2008, p. 290 (illus.)

Catalogue text

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Maningrida Arts and Culture, Northern Territory