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Elah Yunupingu & Barbara Wanambi – Blue Winged Kookaburra

$325.00 inc. GST

Elah is a Gumatj Yolngu artist and carver from NE Arnhem Land. He often collaborates on his lovely bird and animal sculptures with his wife, Barbara Wanambi.

The blue-winged kookaburra (Dacelo leachii) is a large species of kingfisher native to northern Australia and southern New Guinea. It has a big square head and a long bill and a distinctive pale eye. Their call has been described as a maniacal cackling or barking. This sweet bird is holding a leaf in its beak.

Dimensions: 40 (l) x 16 (h x 8 (w) cm

The sculpture is made from corkwood and painted with acrylic

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Artist: Elah Yunupingu is a Yolngu artist born in 1980. He is a Gumatj speaker from NE Arnhem Land and currently lives in Darwin and works as a self-employed artist.

Collaborating artist: Barbara Wanambi from Galiwin’ku (Elcho Island)