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Media Release • 26 Aug 21

Bark Ladies

Nonggirrnga Marawili
Baratjala 2019
earth pigment and recycled print toner on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
90.0 x 115.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2020
2020.148
© the artist, courtesy of Buku Larrnggay Mulka
Dhambit Munuŋgurr
Bees at Gäṉgän 2019
synthetic polymer paint on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
194.0 x 117.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Commissioned by the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Purchased with funds supported by the Orloff Family Charitable Trust, 2020
2020.124
© Dhambit Mununggurr, courtesy Salon Indigenous Art Projects, Darwin
Mulkun Wirrpanda
Ŋäḏi ga Guṉdirr 2020
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
201.0 x 90.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2020
2020.751
© the artist, courtesy of Buku Larrnggay Mulka
Naminapu Maymuru-White
Milŋiyawuy (River of Stars) 2020
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
140.0 x 84.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by Lisa Fox, 2021
2021.192
© Naminapu Maymuru-White/Licensed by Copyright Agency, Australia
Nonggirrnga Marawili
Djapu design 2019
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
156.0 x 80.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2020
2020.149
© the artist, courtesy of Buku Larrnggay Mulka
Gulumbu Yunupingu
Ganyu 2009
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
149.0 x 62.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Margaret Bullen through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2014
2014.360
© The Estate of Gulumbu Yunupingu, courtesy of Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala
Gulumbu Yunupingu
Garak, the Universe 2008
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
81.0 x 71.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Margaret Bullen through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program, 2014
2014.359
© The Estate of Gulumbu Yunupingu, courtesy of Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala
Nancy Gaymala Yunupingu
Bäru story 1990
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
113.6 x 70.7 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1990
O.112-1990
© The Estate of Nancy Gaymala Yunupingu, courtesy of Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu
Wild apple orchard 2008
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
173.9 x 69.7 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by Lou and Mary Senini, 2010
2010.521
© Nyapanyapa Yunupingu, courtesy of Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala
Barrupu Yunupingu
Gurtha (Ancestral fire) 2010
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
173.5 x 72.6 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, NGV Supporters of Indigenous Art, 2017
2017.185
© The Estate of Barrupu Yunupingu, courtesy of Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala
Mulkun Wirrpanda
Ŋäḏi ga Guṉdirr 2020
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
186.0 x 82.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2020
2020.753
© the artist, courtesy of Buku Larrnggay Mulka
Mulkun Wirrpanda
Ŋäḏi ga Guṉdirr 2020
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
201.0 x 90.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2020
2020.751
© the artist, courtesy of Buku Larrnggay Mulka
Dhambit Munuŋgurr
Djirikitj-Wop! 2020
synthetic polymer paint on Stringybark (Eucalyptus Sp.)
194.5 x 102.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Commissioned by the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne Purchased with funds donated by Orloff Family Charitable Trust, 2021
2021.44
© Dhambit Mununggurr, courtesy Salon Indigenous Art Projects, Darwin
Noŋgirrŋa Marawili
Baratjala 2019
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.), printer’s ink
210.0 x 103.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2021
2021.168
© the artist, courtesy of Buku Larrnggay Mulka
Naminapu Maymuru-White
Milŋiyawuy (River of Stars) 2020
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
140.0 x 70.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased with funds donated by Lisa Fox, 2021
2021.193
© Naminapu Maymuru-White/Licensed by Copyright Agency, Australia
Barrupu Yunupingu
Gurtha (Ancestral fire) 2010
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
147.9 x 67.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, NGV Supporters of Indigenous Art, 2017
2017.186
© The Estate of Barrupu Yunupingu, courtesy of Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala
Barrupu Yunupingu
Gurtha (Ancestral fire) 2010
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
126.5 x 70.5 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, NGV Supporters of Indigenous Art, 2017
2017.189
© The Estate of Barrupu Yunupingu, courtesy of Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, Yirrkala
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu
Circles 2016
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
213.0 x 70.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Mary and Lou Senini Bequest, 2018
2018.1058.20
© the artist, courtesy of Buku Larrnggay Mulka
Dhuwarrwarr Marika
Djang'kawu 1994
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
197.4 x 91.0 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of Alcoa of Australia Limited, Governor, 1994
O.200-1994
© Dhuwarrwarr Marika/Buku Larrnggay Mulka Centre
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu
Lines, pink and black 4 2017
earth pigments on Stringybark (Eucalyptus sp.)
162.0 x 77.5 cm
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Mary and Lou Senini Bequest, 2018
2018.1058.17
© Nyapanyapa Yunupingu, courtesy of Buku Larrnggay Mulka
Caption unavailable (147400) © The Artist, Buku Larrŋgay Mulka, NT and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne