Andrew MARRGULULU, 'Salmon', fork-tailed catfish Enlarge 1 /1
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art
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On display on Level G


Marrangu people

Australia born 1959

'Salmon', fork-tailed catfish 1987-88 Description: red base and top with white eye (An installation of 200 hollow log coffins)

Collection Title: The Aboriginal Memorial
Place made: Ramingining, Central Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, installation, natural earth pigments on wood

Primary Insc: Inside top rim "Marrgalulu (sic)"
Dimensions: height 141.5 h cm diameter top 15.0 h cm diameter base 13.5 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.139