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Nyapanyapa Yunupingu Nyapanyapa Yunupingu i(8840118 works by)
Born: Established: ca. 1945 Miwatj, East Arnhem Land, Arnhem Land, Top End, Northern Territory, ;
Gender: Female
Heritage: Aboriginal ; Aboriginal Yolngu people
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Nyapanjapa Yunupingu is an award winning Aboriginal artist. In the United States Nyapanyapa is recognized as one of Australia’s most exciting artists receiving commissions for large works from major American institutions.In 2012 Nyapanyapa’s work was exhibited at the 18th Biennale of Sydney. In 2014, Nyapanyapa was included in Ian Potter Museum of Art’s The World is Not a Foreign Land, the exhibition will tour around Australia until 2016. A number of her works were selected for inclusion in Yirrkala Drawings (2014) at the Art Gallery of New South Wales. In 2014 the National Gallery of Victoria exhibited several works, including Nyapanyapa’s major ‘light painting’ animation. In 2011 a similar work was also exhibited at the Art Gallery of Western Australia as part of the Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards.

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