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Yirawala painter of the dreaming by Sandra Le Brun Holmes

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Published by Hodder & Stoughton in Sydney .
Written in English


  • Yirawala, 1894-1976.,
  • Gunwinggu (Australian people) -- Biography.,
  • Bark painting, Gunwinggu.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 160).

StatementSandra Le Brun Holmes.
LC ClassificationsND1105.Y57 H65 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1519657M
ISBN 100340549653
LC Control Number93206116

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Yirawala grew up learning the traditional ways of his culture. His father, Nowaritj—a significant spiritual leader of his clan—taught him his people’s songs, stories, designs and the meanings of the dynamic rock paintings in the western Arnhem Land rock escarpment galleries. Yirawala Oenpelli and Crocker Island style. Billy Yirawala was an Oenpelli bark painting artist. His earliest barks are on a plain red background and figures and animals predominantly white. These early Yirawala barks are like paintings found in Rock shelters from that area. Check out Yirawala by Trevor Hall on Amazon Music. Stream ad-free or purchase CD's and MP3s now on   Yirawala was a senior Kuninjku artist and a leading figure in the struggle for land rights against mining interests in western Arnhem Land. He was born circa at Marrkolidjban in the Liverpool River region of western Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory and spent much of his life living and working at Minjilang (Croker Island) where he died in

Yirawala. Photo: ABC TV Collection, Northern Territory Library About – Yirawala was man of high ritual status and authority. He sought to promote an appreciation of his Kuninjku culture among Europeans in order to protect Kuninjku heritage and land. Artist: Billy Yirawala c Collected: circa s Location: West Arnhem Land Northern Territory Painting: Nalunia (the fresh water tortoise). Painting Size excluding frame: 70cm x 44cm (Note this work is framed behind glass) The Artist: Yirawala is admired and considered one of the most talented Aboriginal artists of the 20 th century by many.   Provided to YouTube by Universal Music Group Yirawala Trevor Hall KALA ℗ Vanguard Records, a division of Concord Music Group, Inc. . Yirawala was a senior Kuninjku culture man whose innovative artistic practice was focused on bark painting. His work is particularly distinct due to its regional diversity. Largely influenced by his travelling, Yirawala blended stylistic features from the various regions he travelled to and experienced, using innovative rrark patterning to.