An image of Bushfire

Binyinyuwuy

(Australia 1928 – 1982)

Community
Milingimbi, Arnhem region
Language group
Djambarrpuyungu, Arnhem region

Bushfire

Other titles:
A bushfire
Location
Not on display
Further information

The bushfire swept through coconut palms on the mainland. The cross-hatching is the plain where the trees grew, the zig-zag lines represent the skin or bark of the palms, the red caps at the top represent the fire consuming the trees.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2005

Place of origin
Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
(1961)
Media
Bark painting
Medium
natural pigments on eucalyptus bark
Dimensions
76.8 x 46.4 cm
Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Dr Stuart Scougall 1961
Accession number
IA17.1961
Copyright
© Binyinyiwuy/Bula'Bula Arts. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney