WARNA (SNAKE), 1997

The Laverty Collection - Part III
Sydney
5 April 2017
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LORNA FENCER NAPURRULA

(c.1925 – 2006)
WARNA (SNAKE), 1997

synthetic polymer paint on linen

182.0 x 183.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist’s name, title, date and Warnayaka Arts Centre cat. A/403

Estimate: 
$4,000 – 6,000
Provenance

Warnayaka Arts Centre, Lajamanu
Karen Brown Gallery, Darwin
The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Sydney, acquired from the above in July 1997

Exhibited

Yulyulyu Lorna Fencer Napurrurla, Artback NT, Chan Contemporary Art Space, Darwin, 3 August – 28 August 2011; then touring to: Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 10 November – 18 December 2011; Benalla Art Gallery, Victoria, 11 February – 1 April 2012; Flinders University City Art Gallery, Adelaide, 13 April – 27 May 2012; RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, 29 June – 25 August 2012; Bathurst Art Gallery, Bathurst, 28 September – 18 November 2012; Noosa Regional Gallery, Queensland, 29 November 2012 – 20 January 2013; Artspace, Queensland, 1 February – 17 March 2013; Godinymayin Rovers Arts and Culture Centre, Northern Territory, 5 April – 19 May 2013 (illus. in exhibition catalogue, p. 111)

Literature

Beyond Sacred: Recent Painting from Australia’s Remote Aboriginal Communities: The Collection of Colin and Elizabeth Laverty, Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2008, p. 156 (illus.)