Narritjin Maymurra

Narritjin Maymurra Yirrkala Bark Painter Narritjin Maymurra is one of the best-known and most prolific Yirrkala bark-painting artists. Examples of his bark painting are in collections throughout the world. The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if...

Narritjin Maymurru

Narritjin Maymurru Yirrkala Bark Painter Narritjin Maymurru is one of the best-known and most prolific Yirrkala bark-painting artists. Examples of his bark painting are in collections throughout the world.   The aim of this article is to assist readers in...

Narritjin Maymura

Narritjin Maymura Yirrkala Bark Painter Narritjin Maymura is one of the best-known and most prolific Yirrkala bark-painting artists. Examples of his bark painting are in collections throughout the world.   The aim of this article is to assist readers in...

Wandjuk Marika

Wandjuk Marika Yirrkala Bark Painter Wandjuk Marika was born in 1927 on Bremer Island in Arnhem Land. He was the eldest son of another famous bark painter Mawalan Marika.  Wandjuk was a member of the Rirratjingu group, Dhuwa moiety of the Yolngu people. The aim of...

Mithinari Gurruwiwi

Mithinari Gurruwiwi Yirrkala Bark Painter Mithinari Gurruwiwi was an exceptional and prolific bark painter from the Blue Mud Bay area of Northeast Arnhem Land.  The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if their bark painting is by Mithinari...

Gawirrin Gumana

Gawirrin Gumana Yirrkala Bark Painter Gawirrin Gumana was born in north­eastern Arnhem Land around 1930. He grew up around Gangan,  initiated and learned the customary legends of his land. He was an important traditional leader but he is also an important Bark...