1991/0533.A-B Untitled

Untitled

Artist

Butcher Joe NANGAN
Indigenous
Birth:
c 1900
 in
Broome, Western Australia
Death:
1989
 in
Broome, Western Australia

Artwork

Title
Untitled
Date
1982-1983
Medium/Material
pencil underdrawing with watercolour
Dimensions
27.0 x 37.0 cm (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased 1991
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
1991/0533.A-B
Currently not on display

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Extended Label

Untitled (Kantjiba (man))A man dances the Mayarta Nulu- the Pelican Dance, as a cormorant (jangatarku) dries its wings.Butcher Joe Nangan 1991/0533 A-BUntitled In this work, Joe Nangan has pictured himself dancing the Marinjirinji nurlu or coroborree.Butcher Joe Nangan 1991/0533 A-BRai (spirit) MeetingThe Rai spirts are featured here with the kurayi-kurayi birds.

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