Art History

Three Women from Wirrimanu

Explore paintings by three black Indigenous woman artists from Australia's outback.

Three Women from Wirrimanu explores the remarkable painting practices of Aboriginal artists Eubena Nampitjin, Muntja Nungurrayi and Lucy Yukenbarri Napanangka. All three grew up living traditional lives in the outback, worked at the same time at Warlyirti Artists, and became widely successful in the 1990s. Despite shared influences and a love of bright colors, their deep knowledge of desert Country is expressed in different styles that assert their individuality and their own distinct voices.