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Wik Elder, Arthur
(2000)
from the Returning to places that name us series 2000

Medium
gelatin silver photograph
Measurements
(96.1 × 121.3 cm irreg.) (image) (122.8 × 147.5 cm) (sheet) 127.5 × 151.5 cm (framed)
Place/s of Execution
Cape York Peninsula, Queensland
Edition
ed. 10/15
Inscription
none
Accession Number
2008.24
Department
Indigenous Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by Carolyn Poignant Berger in memory of Axel Poignant, 2008
© Ricky Maynard/Licensed by Viscopy, Australia
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Daryl and Anne Whinney
Gallery location
Gallery 14
Level 3, NGV Australia
Physical description
Large scale cropped portrait of an elderly indigenous man.
‘We need to understand and learn from history because if we repeat history we head for tragedy… I wanted a presence and portraits that spoke, and through this process to present an idea, rather than preach messages.’ RICKY MAYNARD, 2001