PHILIP GUDTHAYKUDTHAY
Gurrkali, Garkman ga Minhala (Cape York Lily, Frogs and Long-necked Turtles)

Philip Gudthaykudthay, Gurrkali, Garkman ga Minhala (Cape York Lily, Frogs and Long-necked Turtles), 2006, acrylic on linen, 180.50 x 98.50 x 2.00 cm, TCG22336
(photo: The Commercial)

This painting depicts a Gurrkali (Cape York Lily), Garkman (Frog) & Minhala (Long-Necked Turtle). Gurrkali shoot out vibrant pink flowers during the wet season and can be found across the vast landscapes of NE Arnhem Land, particular near masses of water. Garkman (Frogs) & Minhala (Long-Necked Turtle) can be found in NE Arnhem Land all year round however are particularly active during the wet season when Gurrkali bloom.

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