Salt on Mina Mina, 2003
In this sparse, confident work the artist Dorothy Napangardi reveals the markings of encrusted salt left on the clay pans after the water recedes after a period of rain.
Exhibited in a beautifully curated solo exhibition in Belgium in 2020 at De 11 Lijnen artspace.
This work is featured on page 47 in the monograph: Honouring and Remembering the Art and Life of Dorothy Napangardi, 1987-2013
Extract from publication: include Salt on Mina Mina, 2003 - Cat 7771DN (Rain, Plants and Food | page 47)
One of the leading artists of the contemporary Aboriginal art movement, Napangardi’s work is highly sought after by both collectors and curators worldwide. Her paintings and prints have been widely exhibited and are in all national collections within Australia and in major collections worldwide including most recently the MET, New York. Napangardi had the honour of being the 2nd indigenous artist to be given a solo survey exhibition at the MCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), Sydney that traced 11 years of her painting career in 1991.