An image of Malwanatharra (Sandy Beach)

Makani Wilingarr

(Australia 1905 – 1984)

Community
Milingimbi, Arnhem region, Ramingining, Arnhem region
Language group
Mildjingi, Arnhem region

Malwanatharra (Sandy Beach)

Other titles:
Bark painting (four fish totems?)
Location
Not on display
Further information

Clouds are a dominant feature in this work forming a border of red and black triangles running along the top and down the sides of the work. Enclosed within this are forms of centipedes, which connect the bark to the location of Sandy Beach on mainland Australia.

Place of origin
Milingimbi, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Year
circa 1950
Media
Bark painting
Medium
natural pigments on bark
Dimensions
81.9 x 43.2 cm
Credit
Purchased 1959
Accession number
IA18.1959
Copyright
© Makani Estate. Licensed by Copyright Agency.