Barayuwa Munuŋgurr | Yarrinya

Barayuwa Munuŋgurr

Yarrinya, 2017

Yarrinya

Clan

Munyuku

Clan

Mirinyuŋu at Yarrinya

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Decade

2017

Medium

Natural pigments on eucalyptus bark

Dimensions (IN)

89 3/8 x 25 13/64 x 3 5/32

Dimensions (CM)

247 x 80

Credit

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia. The 2017-19 Kluge-Ruhe Maḏayin Commission. Purchased with funds provided by Jimmy Harris, 2018. 2018.0006.001

Clan

Munyuku

The Munyuku clan is a Yirritja moiety clan. Their homeland is Rurrangala, an inland community....

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Narrative

Mirinyuŋu at Yarrinya

“My name is Barayuwa Munuŋgurr. I am going to tell you about the paintings, the...

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Location

Yarrinya

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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 1980

Alternative Names

Barayuwa Munuŋgurr

Barayuwa Munuŋgurr is the grandson of Woŋgu Munuŋgurr and Djimbaryun Ŋurruwutthun, giving him authority to paint both Djapu’ and Munyuku designs. In recent years, he has gained acclaim for his dense paintings of the Munyuku saltwater estate of Yarrinya. His 2015 wall drawing was acquired by the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney. In 2019 he traveled to the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth and the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection to work on

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Berndt Museum of Anthropology, University of Western Australia

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth

Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of the University of Virginia

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

National Gallery of Australia