2010/0009 Naru

Naru

Artist

Spider KALBYBIDI
Aboriginal/Indigenous
Birth:
c 1928
 in
Unjada, Canning Stock Route, Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia
Death:
2008

Artwork

Title
Naru
Date
2006
Medium/Material
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
Dimensions
167 x 111.5 cm (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased through The Leah Jane Cohen Bequest, Art Gallery of Western Australia Foundation, 2010
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
2010/0009
Currently not on display

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The painting is described in the artist's own words. "He belong to me. We call him Naru. This is where they make me man, spider. We been walking around but that boy's country now. This is good bush country with green grass and plenty mayi (bush tucker)."

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