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Daygurrgurr clan, Gupapuyŋu language, Yirritja moiety

Jimmy Wululu.
Jimmy Wululu. Canberra Times

1936–2005

As a painter, Wululu was concerned with symmetry. He had worked as a builder and used a straight rule in his paintings.

Wululu was one of the major contributors to The Aboriginal Memorial (1988) at the National Gallery of Australia, and he participated in several major international exhibitions, including: Dreamings, New York, in 1988; Magiciens de la Terre, Paris, in 1989; Aratjara, which toured Europe in 1993–94; Tyerabarrbowaryaou 2, at the Biennale of Havana, Cuba, in 1994; Stories, from the Holmes à Court Collection at the Sprengel Museum, Hanover, in 1995; and Explained at the Aboriginal Art Museum, Utrecht, in 2004.

Paintings in the exhibition

Click on the image below to see a larger version and more information, including dimensions. Please note this image is not to scale.

All these bark paintings are part of the National Museum of Australia’s collection. © the artist or the artist’s estate, licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency 2013, unless otherwise specified. These images must not be reproduced in any form without permission.

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