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John Mawurndjul : I am the old and the new = John Mawurndjul : ngayi ngakarrme bokenh-mankerrnge la mankare / writers: Jon Altman [and 12 others] ; essays : Hetti Perkins, Jon Altman, Murray Garde ; photo essay by Jenni Carter, John Mawurndjul ; vignettes : Diane Moon, Luke Taylor, Apolline Kohen, Margie West, Genevieve O'Callaghan, Clothilde Bullen, Natasha Bullock, Nici Cumpston, Keith Munro, Lisa Slade ; end matter: Murray Garde, Keith Munro, Genevieve O'Callaghan, Nicola Teffer; editorial team: Clothilde Bullen [and 11 others] ; managing editor: Natasha Bullock ; lead researcher and text editor: Genevieve O'Callaghan
Bib ID 7753628
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Altman, Jon C., 1954- author
 
Description Royal Exchange, NSW : Museum of Contemporary Art Australia ; Adelaide, SA Australia : Art Gallery of South Australia, [2018] 
©2018 
387, 12 unnumbered pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), colour maps, portraits (chiefly colour) ; 29 cm 
ISBN 9781921034978 (hardback)
9781921034992 (paperback)
Summary

John Mawurndjul AM is celebrated for his mastery of rarrk (fine-painted cross-hatching), a tradition shared by generations of Kuninjku artists. This exhibition of bark paintings and sculptures, by one of Australia’s most groundbreaking contemporary artists, tells the stories of Kuninjku culture and the significant locations surrounding the artist’s home in western Arnhem Land.

Exhibition catalogue for the major survey show by Aboriginal artist John Mawurndjul. Developed and co-presented by the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and the Art Gallery of South Australia, in association with Maningrida Arts & Culture.

Notes

Essays : Hetti Perkins, Jon Altman, Murray Garde ; photo essays by Jenni Carter, John Mawurndjul ; image plates : John Mawurndjul ; vignettes : Diane Moon, Luke Taylor, Apolline Kohen, Margie West ; selected biographical notes : Genevieve O'Callaghan ; curator's afterword : Clothilde Bullen, Natasha Bullock, Nici Cumpston, Keith Munro, Lisa Slade ; end matter: Murray Garde, Keith Munro, Genevieve O'Callaghan, Nicola Teffer.

Exhibition held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, 6 July - 23 September 2018; and at the Art Gallery of South Australia, 26 October 2018 - 28 January 2019, through Tarnanthi: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art.

Subjects Mawurndul, John, 1952?- -- Exhibitions.  |  Art, Aboriginal Australian -- Exhibitions.  |  Fine arts: art forms.  |  Biography: general.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Perkins, Hetti, 1965-  |  Altman, Jon C., 1954-  |  Garde, Murray, 1962-  |  Carter, Jenni  |  Mawurndjul, John, 1952?-  |  Moon, Diane  |  Taylor, Luke  |  Kohen, Apolline  |  West, Margie  |  Cumpston, Nici  |  Munro, Keith  |  Slade, Lisa, 1968-  |  Teffer, Nicola  |  Bullen, Clothilde, editor  |  Bullock, Natasha, editor  |  O'Callaghan, Genevieve, researcher  |  Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (Sydney, N.S.W.), issuing body  |  Art Gallery of South Australia, issuing body
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I am the old and the new = Ngayi ngakarrme bokenh-mankerrnge la mankare

Ngayi ngakarrme bokenh-mankerrnge la mankare

John Mawurndjul : ngayi ngakarrme bokenh-mankerrnge La mankare

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