Wudu Waterhole

Hughie (Munangu) BENT: artist

Not On Display

About the work


This painting depicts the Wudu waterhole in the Great Sandy Desert which is a permanent source of water. the small waterholes are soaks which dry up in the dry season. The Dreaming story associated with this waterhole concerns an emu, Wudu, who came to the waterhole to drink. He went into the waterhole, got bogged and couldn’t get out, eventually dying there.
Title
Wudu Waterhole
Artist/Maker and role
Hughie (Munangu) BENT: artist
Date
1995
Medium
Screenprint on archival paper
Measurements
41 x 51 cm
Production place
Warmun, Western Australia
Credit line
Gift of Brigitte Braun Gallery, 2008
State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
Accession number
2008/0106

This is one of the prints in our collection.



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