Nyapanyapa’s paintings—natural earth pigments on bark—are unique for paintings from the Yirrkala region in their energetic roughness and elemental wildness. They are openly playful even in the use of symmetries.

Exhibition Dates: 18 September – 11 October 2008
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Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 16. Gatapangawuy Dhawu 3, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 52 x 166 cm; enquire
16. Gatapangawuy Dhawu 3, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
52 x 166 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 4. Artist with Granddaughters and White Apples, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 77 x 159 cm; enquire
4. Artist with Granddaughters and White Apples, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
77 x 159 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 17. Japanese in Port Bradshaw, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 55 x 155 cm; enquire
17. Japanese in Port Bradshaw, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
55 x 155 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 20. Snake Eggs, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 49 x 130 cm; enquire
20. Snake Eggs, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
49 x 130 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 13. Banyan Trees and Bulldozers, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 181 x 43 cm; enquire
13. Banyan Trees and Bulldozers, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
181 x 43 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 19. Mungurrawuy Saved by Dolphins, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 156 x 41 cm; enquire
19. Mungurrawuy Saved by Dolphins, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
156 x 41 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 10. Hunting Stingray at Birany Birany, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 58 x 194 cm; enquire
10. Hunting Stingray at Birany Birany, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
58 x 194 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 11. Wild Apple Orchard, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 63 x 193 cm; enquire
11. Wild Apple Orchard, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
63 x 193 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 3. Airlift to Darwin Hospital, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 53 x 165 cm; enquire
3. Airlift to Darwin Hospital, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
53 x 165 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 5. Bukulup Cleansing Ceremony 2, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 42 x 210 cm; enquire
5. Bukulup Cleansing Ceremony 2, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
42 x 210 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 24. Bukulup Cleansing Ceremony 1, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 45 x 90 cm; enquire
24. Bukulup Cleansing Ceremony 1, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
45 x 90 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 1. Japanese in Port Bradshaw 2, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 93 x 157 cm; enquire
1. Japanese in Port Bradshaw 2, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
93 x 157 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 2. They put me on a plane, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 184 x 90 cm; enquire
2. They put me on a plane, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
184 x 90 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu Gatapangawuy Dhawu 2, 2008; 3307Q; natural earth pigments on bark; 35 x 171 cm; enquire
Gatapangawuy Dhawu 2, 2008
3307Q
natural earth pigments on bark
35 x 171 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 18. Collecting Eggs, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 51 x 118 cm; enquire
18. Collecting Eggs, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
51 x 118 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 21. Japanese Submarine, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 41 x 130 cm; enquire
21. Japanese Submarine, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
41 x 130 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 8. Collecting Wild Apples, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 150 x 63 cm; enquire
8. Collecting Wild Apples, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
150 x 63 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 9. Gatapangawuy Dhawu 1, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 187 x 57 cm; enquire
9. Gatapangawuy Dhawu 1, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
187 x 57 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu Biranybirany, 2008; 3242A; natural earth pigments on bark; 136 x 54 cm; enquire
Biranybirany, 2008
3242A
natural earth pigments on bark
136 x 54 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 22. 2 Wild Apple Trees, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 81 x 35 cm; enquire
22. 2 Wild Apple Trees, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
81 x 35 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 6. Buffalos in the Apples, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 152 x 72 cm; enquire
6. Buffalos in the Apples, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
152 x 72 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 12. 4 Buffalos 4 Wendys, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 112 x 62 cm; enquire
12. 4 Buffalos 4 Wendys, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
112 x 62 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu 23. 3 Wild Apple Trees, 2008; natural earth pigments on bark; 40 x 94 cm; enquire
23. 3 Wild Apple Trees, 2008
natural earth pigments on bark
40 x 94 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu Bungul Djama Ceremony, 2008; 3372K; natural earth pigments on bark; 167 x 70 cm; enquire
Bungul Djama Ceremony, 2008
3372K
natural earth pigments on bark
167 x 70 cm
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu Mokuy (small), 2008; incised Beech Hibiscus, natural earth pigments; 15 - 50 cm; Edition of 20; enquire
Mokuy (small), 2008
incised Beech Hibiscus, natural earth pigments
15 - 50 cm
Edition of 20
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu Mokuy (large), 2008; incised Beech Hibiscus, natural earth pigments; 15 - 50 cm; Edition of 15; enquire
Mokuy (large), 2008
incised Beech Hibiscus, natural earth pigments
15 - 50 cm
Edition of 15
Nyapanyapa Yunupingu Mokuy (medium), 2008; incised Beech Hibiscus, natural earth pigments; 15 - 50 cm; Edition of 15; enquire
Mokuy (medium), 2008
incised Beech Hibiscus, natural earth pigments
15 - 50 cm
Edition of 15