Item - Thoowark

ID UNSW PR 2011/1044 (121366)
Artist Peter NEWRY (1939 - )
Title Thoowark
Alternate Titles (part of the Waringarri Suite)
Category Print
Medium colour etching
Materials coloured inks, paper support
Edition Number 34/50
Measurements (cms)  
  Height 25.00
  Width 25.00
  Depth 0.00
  Other 0.00
  Location initials and thumb print lower right beneath image; embossed studio stamp in lower right corner of support
  Signed initialled in pencil: PN
  When 2008
  Where Australia, NT, Darwin, Northern Editions Printmaking Studio
Style Abstract
Subject Landmap
Credit Line
Description/Remarks    Image depicts four amorphous shapes in dark brown ink, placed off-centre, and irregularly outlined with cream-coloured dots, against an orange ground. From Waringarri Aboriginal Arts - "Print Description: This is my mother's country past Kildirk area. These hills are called Thoowark. This is the place for spearheads. The stones here are already sharp for the spear."
Exhibition History Kimberley Ink: the Waringarri Suite and selected new etchings Northern Editions Gallery, Darwin; and thence University of Wollongong; Heritage House Cultural Centre, South Perth (16/08/2008 - 00/04/2009)
Prints Charming: introducing The Waringarri Suite Booker-Lowe Gallery, Houston Texas, USA (21/01/2011 - 18/03/2011)

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