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Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art
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On display on Level G

Joe Patrick BIRRIWANGA

Rembarrnga people

Australia

Two black serpents 1987-88 Description: Serpents against red ground dots. White dotted band at base and black dotted band at top (An installation of 200 hollow log coffins)

Collection Title: The Aboriginal Memorial
Place made: Jarruluk (Beswick), South-Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: sculptures, installation, natural earth pigments on wood

Dimensions: height 138.5 h cm diameter top 13.5 h cm diameter base 16.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987.
Accession No: NGA 87.2240.171