Kay Lindjuwanga’s Lorrkon, Hollow Log, from Maningrida, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. Palya Art 1022HR

Kay Lindjuwanga's Lorrkon, Hollow Log, from Maningrida, Arnhem Land, Northern Territory. Palya Art 1022HR

Artist: Kay Lindjuwanga
Language: Kuninjku
Area: Maningrida, Arnhem Land Northern Territory
Artwork: Hollow log
Title: Lorrkon – Hollow Log Coffin
Date: 2002
Medium:Wood, ochre pigments, pvc fixative
Size:1900 x 250 mm
Palya Art 1022|
Price: AUD $14,000.00

Winner of the 2004 Telstra Bark painting award. Kay Lindjuwanga is one ofthe leading female artists working for Maningrida Arts and Culture today. She is the daughter of Peter Marralwanga and she was taught to paint by her husband and acclaimed artist, John Mawurndjul. Since around 1980 Lindjuwanga has often assisted Mawurndjul with his painting. Lindjuwanga now exhibits under her own name and was the first Kuninjku woman to bring barks into the arst centre around 1990. Apart from bark paintings, her repertoire includes lorrkon (hollow logs), mimih carvings and etchings. She had a first solo show in 2004 at Aboriginal & Pacific Arts in Sydney and her work was included in the landmark exhibition Crossing Country’ at the AGNSW.

Kay Lindjuwanga is a Kuninjku artist born in 1956.  Lindjuwanga is the daughter of renowned painter Peter Marralwanga. She was taught to paint by her husband and acclaimed artist, John Mawurndjul. Lindjuwanga has often assisted Mawurndjul with his painting. In the early 1990’s, she was  among the first Kuninjku women to paint on bark.  As well as bark paintings, her repertoire includes lorrkon (hollow logs), mimih carvings and etchings. She had her first solo show in 2004 at Aboriginal & Pacific Arts in Sydney and her work was included in the landmark exhibition Crossing Country at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.  In 2004 she won the Telstra Bark Painting Award.

本作品为2004年Telstra Bark艺术奖得主,Kay Lindjuwanga是今天为推动土著文化重要的女艺术家之一。她擅长树皮画,还包括空心圆木,Mimih雕塑。(注释:土著文化中的精灵mimih,传说中的她们住在澳大利亚北部的悬崖石壁中,被人描述为:有着难以置信的纤细身躯,仿佛风一起,她们的身体就会支离破碎)2004年的Kay Linjuwanga在悉尼举办了自己的第一个个人展览。在过去的二十年里,Kay Linjuwanga获奖无数,她的作品得到了评论界的一致赞誉,她的很多作品都曾在享有盛誉的美术馆和画廊内展出,包括了非洲慕斯画廊,巴格豪斯画廊等等。许多作品也被维多利亚国家美术馆,澳大利亚国家美术馆,南澳大利亚艺术馆永久收藏。

 

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