0618-019 "Gurrumba Gurrumba Painting" by Clinton Gaykamangu FRAMED

0618-019 "Gurrumba Gurrumba Painting" by Clinton Gaykamangu FRAMED

CAN0618-019

Regular price $1,805.00

Acrylic on canvas, original artwork, 1120cm x 88cm

"This painting belong to Ganalbingu clan, Gurrumba Gurrumba literally means a flock of geese. At the end of April each year Magpie Geese in their thousands rest in the Arafura Swamp (central Arnhem Land near Ramingining). The first signs of the wet are gusty wind and showers from the north east and south west is called Lungurruma.This time of year, signifies the fertility and abundance to come." (Clinton Gaykamangu - Yolngu Arts & Culture)

Moiety: Dhuwa

Clan: Ganalbingu

Region: Milingimbi, central Arnhem Land, NT

Language: Yolngu Matha

ARTIST BIOGRAPHY:

Originally from Milingimbi community, Clinton is now based in Darwin with his wife Sylvia Nulpinditj.

Clinton is a painter, specialising in rarrk (cross-hatching). Clinton paints Dhuwa ancestral stories such as Wagilak Sisters Story, Djalumpu (Hollow Log Dreaming) and Honey Story.