2010/0103.a-b Moonoomoorrem

Moonoomoorrem

Artist

Peter Windarrwing Newry
Aboriginal/Indigenous
Birth:
1939
 in
Newry Station, Northern Territory
Death:
26 Jan 2012
 in
Kununurra, Western Australia

Artwork

Title
Moonoomoorrem
Date
2010
Medium/Material
natural ochre and pigments on canvas
Dimensions
100.0 x 280.0 cm (Height x Width x Depth)
Credit line
Purchased through the Art Gallery of Western Australia Foundation: TomorrowFund, 2010
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession Number
2010/0103.a-b
Currently not on display

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Extended Label

Moonoomoorrem - the Keep River curves from the upper right corner to the bottom centre. Moolungim Creek flows in from the upper left corner. The small spring flowing in the lower right corner is Koorralikung - Blue Mountain Spring. The hills across the top of the painting are Moolungim Ngarrigung. In the upper right corner is Thelebirr. Above Koorralikung are two small circles. The right one in Moorloorm - a waterhole. Amongst the hills across the bottom of the painting right of centre is a gap with a circle situated just above it. This is Goorrgoorging - Grogmouth Dreaming. The billabong is called Barrboorum. In the upper section of the painting there is black oval (Hill) with two small green circles (Waterholes). This Jarrnum - Police Hole adjacent to Keep River National Park. The waterholes are called Ngowarngawam. The area indicated upper right of there is the community camping area.

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