edited by Susan Jenkins
Feb 2005 - National Gallery of Australia
David Malangi (1927-1999) of the Manharrngu people was a leading figure in the development of the central Arnhem Land bark painting movement and holds a prominent place in Australian Aboriginal art. Made famous by his design used on the Australian one dollar note introduced in 1966, Malangi painted over a period of four decades. This volume traces the development of Malangi’s work from the early bark paintings of the 1960s that record his patrilineally inherited land and ceremonies,...