May – Oct (Dry Season)
Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 4:30pm
Saturday: 9.30am – 2:30pm
Sunday: 10am – 2:30pm
Nov – April (Wet Season)
Monday – Friday: 9.30am – 4.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am – 2:00pm
Also Known As: Durrurrnga Born: 1936 Died: Sept 2016 Region: Central Arnhem Land Community: Ramingining Outstation: Guruwarna Language: Liyagalawumirri Local group: Birritjama Social Affiliation: Dhuwa moiety, Gamarrang subsection Subjects: Fish trap, wedu, Gurruwana story, water lily, remu – spangled perch or Saratoga, crow Medium: Carved and painted hollow log coffins, ochres on
bark, woomera, carving, material culture items
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth.
Linden Museum, Stuttgart, Germany.
Milingimbi Collection, MECA, Milingimbi Educational and Cultural Association.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Ramingining Collection, Sydney.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane.
1984, Objects & Representations from Ramingining, Power Institute [now MCA], Sydney;
1986, The Third National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin;
1988, Sydney Biennale.;
1990, Keepers of the Secrets, Aboriginal Art from Arnhemland, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth;
1992, Crossroads-Towards a New Reality, Aboriginal Art from Australia, National Museums of Modern Art,
Kyoto and Tokyo;
1994, Larrtha’puy-from the Mangroves, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
Mundine, D., 1995, ‘The food chain starts here: Larrtha’puy – from the mangroves’, Artlink, Vol. 15, No. 1,
O’Ferrall, M., 1990, Keepers of the Secrets, Aboriginal Art from Arnhemland in the Collection of the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth. (C) ;
Tweedie, P., 1985, This My Country, A View of Arnhem Land, William Collins Pty Ltd, Sydney.
Discovery Media, Documentation Pty Ltd, and the Australian
Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies