Declan NapuatimiSculpture Declan Napuatimi was a well known and prolific Tiwi artist. The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if a Tiwi sculpture is by Declan Napuatimi by comparing examples of his work. If you have a Declan...

Declan NapuatimiSculpture Declan Napuatimi was a well known and prolific Tiwi artist. The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if a Tiwi sculpture is by Declan Napuatimi by comparing examples of his work. If you have a Declan.

Tiwi artists of Bathurst Island have a rich heritage of sculpture based on ceremonial carvings- see decorated totems & animals exhibited at Japingka Gallery

Tiwi artists of Bathurst Island have a rich heritage of sculpture based on ceremonial carvings- see decorated totems & animals exhibited at Japingka Gallery

WOMMATAKIMMI MANI-LUKI (HARRY CARPENTER)

The aim of this article is to assist readers in identifying if their bark painting is by Mani Luki Wommatakimmi.

Owen Yalandja, Yawkyawk, 2009, wood and ochre, 204 x 22 x 23cm. Courtesy the artist and Maningrida Arts and Culture. Photo: Australian Museum.

Owen Yalandja, Yawkyawk, wood and ochre, 204 x 22 x Courtesy the artist and Maningrida Arts and Culture.

Owen Yalandja, Yawkyawk, 2009, wood and ochre, 204 x 22 x 23cm. Courtesy the artist and Maningrida Arts and Culture. Photo: Australian Museum.

Owen Yalandja, Yawkyawk, wood and ochre, 204 x 22 x Courtesy the artist and Maningrida Arts and Culture.

Owen Yalandja

Owen Yalandja

Owen Yalandja (born 1960)Yawk Yawk, 2006 | Deutscher and Hackett "Yawk yawk or young spirit girls live in this billabong and their shadows can occasionally be seen as they flee the smell of humans who approach the water. They are imagined to have been girls who transformed into mermaid-like figures with fish tails."

Owen Yalandja (born 1960)Yawk Yawk, 2006 | Deutscher and Hackett "Yawk yawk or young spirit girls live in this billabong and their shadows can occasionally be seen as they flee the smell of humans who approach the water. They are imagined to have been girls who transformed into mermaid-like figures with fish tails."

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