Mingmarriya country

Queenie (Garagarag) MCKENZIE: artist

Not On Display

About the work


This painting shows hills in country called Mingmarrìya near Dingo Springs east of Warmun (Turkey Creek, W.A. where the artist lives and paints. The artist takes one of her Aboriginal names, Mingmarriya, from this country. As she puts it “my name been grow up from these hills.” Mingmarriya is limestone country and there are lots of wild dingoes there. The lighter patches on the hills are the graves of old people who are buried in this country.
Title
Mingmarriya country
Artist/Maker and role
Queenie (Garagarag) MCKENZIE: artist
Date
1996
Medium
lithograph
Measurements
75 x 56.0cm (sheet)
Credit line
Purchased 1996
The State Art Collection, The Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession number
1996/0325

This is one of the prints in our collection.



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