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Midnight Sun fails to find woman of Moons at Kitava, Iwa and Gawa Islands
from the Sail the Midnight Sun series 1979

earth pigments on wood
59.0 × 151.5 × 7.0 cm
Place/s of Execution
Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
Accession Number
Pacific Art
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 2003
© the artist
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Physical description
Panel 8. Midnight Sun's quest to find the woman of the Moons is also unsuccessful at Kitava, Iwa and Gawa Islands. The panel was beautifully carved in deep relief with traditional and transitional designs which tells a Massim mythological story.