Mundukul (Snake) story and Yirwarra (Fish Trap) 1942
Artist: Mundukul Marawili
Arnhem Land paintings and objects from the Donald Thomson Collection.
This exhibition showcases the extraordinary painted works collected from Arnhem Land during the 1930s and 1940s by the Melbourne-based anthropologist, the late Professor Donald Thomson (1901-1970).
Including bark paintings and objects decorated with sacred clan designs.
The paintings featured in this exhibition illustrate the differences in painting styles between Dhuwa and Yirritja clans and between those of central and eastern Arnhem Land.