Organized by the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection



Artist Dates


Alternative Names

Midinari, Midhinarri, Mitinari

Mithinari Gurruwiwi

Mithinari Gurruwiwi was taught to paint by Mawalan Marika and became one of the most original and distinctive artists of the 1960s. He contributed to the Dhuwa side of the Yirrkala Church Panels.

Collections Represented

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Art Gallery of Western Australia

Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago

Grey Art Gallery, New York University

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia

Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Museum of Contemporary Art, Australia

National Gallery of Australia

National Gallery of Victoria

National Museum of Australia

Newcastle Art Gallery

Queensland Art Gallery

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery