Nanu Nangala

(Australia mid 1930s – 2001)

Community
Kiwirrkura, Western Desert region
Language group
Pintupi, Western Desert region

Rockholes at Marapinti

Location
Not on display
Further information

This painting depicts designs associated with Marrapinti, north-west of the Kiwirrkura Community. There are many small rockholes and caves, also soakage water at this site which is the artist's birthplace. A large number of women gathered here to perform the dances associated with this mythology. They also gathered the edible tuber known as Yunala.

Documentation Card, Papunya Tula Artists Pty Ltd, 1996

Place of origin
Kiwirrkurra, East Gibson Desert, Western Australia, Australia
Year
1996
Media
Painting
Medium
synthetic polymer paint on linen canvas
Dimensions
107.0 x 28.0 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Mollie Gowing Acquisition Fund for Contemporary Aboriginal Art 1997
Accession number
69.1997