Wanyubi Marika | Dhuwa Honeybee

Wanyubi Marika

Dhuwa Honeybee, 2017

Dhuwa Yarrpany

Clan

Rirratjiŋu

Clan

Wuyal

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Decade

2017

Medium

Natural pigments on eucalyptus bark

Dimensions (IN)

74 13/32 x 32 43/64 x 2 23/64

Dimensions (CM)

191 x 83 x 6

Credit

Forthcoming acquisition. Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia. The 2017-19 Kluge-Ruhe Maḏayin Commission.

Clan

Rirratjiŋu

The Rirratjiŋu clan’s homeland is at Yirrkala, on the east coast of the Gove peninsula....

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Narrative

Wuyal

“My first name, Dhukumul, is the name for a particular kind of rain, dark raindrops....

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Location

2010

At Yirrkala, Ishmael Marika was appointed creative director of the Mulka Project in 2010. Alicia...

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About The Artist

Clan

Dates

Born 1967

Alternative Names

Wanyubi Marika

Wanyubi Marika is the son of Milirrpum Marika, the claimant in Australia’s first native title case. Wanyubi began painting as part of the Saltwater Project in 1997 and later served as chair of the Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Centre. An important community leader, he was part of the curatorial team for Maḏayin: Eight Decades of Aboriginal Australian Bark Painting from Yirrkala.

Australian National Maritime Museum

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia

National Gallery of Victoria

https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/explore/collection/artist/27462/

Seattle Art Museum

https://art.seattleartmuseum.org/objects/31635/rirratjingu-larrakitj?ctx=8305fb1e-8ed8-4b5b-8b51-24067790d415&idx=0

Supreme Court of the Northern Territory

Sydney Opera House

Queensland Art Gallery