DJ Brennan's Elcho Island Artworks 1990 

Artist:  Kalley Yalkarriwuy

Clan:   Gulp

Moiety: Dhuwa 

Homeland: Gallawinku Naypi - IA

Title: MORNING STAR CEREMONY TOTEM

Medium: Wooden Sculpture

Size: 54cm x H9 cm wide approx

Based around the Morning Star Ceremony Man. A ceremonial dilly bag hangs from the head, feathers decorate the head and adorn the tassels hanging from the sculpture.

The artist, Kalley Yalkarriwuy, at the time of presenting the sculpture to Desmond Brennan stated it was symbolic of the contract between Des and the Elcho Island artists for Des to represent and assist them with their "business" of arts.

The Conversation

Desmond J. Brennan, 1990, 

Gilliwinku Painted for Ceremony.

Watercolour on Paper, 74 x 93 cm. 

In the Burkhardt-Felder Collection, Switzerland.

Two Cultures

Desmond J. Brennan,

Watercolour on Paper, 

Elcho Island Family

Desmond J. Brennan,

Watercolour on Paper, 

Elcho Island Giant Squid

Desmond J. Brennan,

Watercolour on Paper, 

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Western Australia 

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