Philip Gudthaykudthay

Australian Aboriginal Artist

Philip Gudthaykudthay
Other Spellings: Guthayguthay, Guthaykuthay, Gudai-Gudai, Gudayguday,
Other Names: Lilipiyana, Pussy Cat

Born: 			1935
Region:			Central Arnhem Land
Community Centre:	Ramingining
Outstation or Country:	Gunyungmirringa Mululmirr
Language Bloc:	Dhuwal, Yolngu
Language:		Liyagalawumirri
Local Group (clan):	Galwanuk
Social Affiliations:	Dhuwa moiety, Gamarrang subsection 
Medium/ Form: 	Bark painting, ochres on bark, carved and painted hollow log coffin. Carving.

Collections held:
Artbank, Sydney. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
Art Gallery of South Australia,
Adelaide. Flinders University Art Museum, Adelaide.
Linden Museum, Stuttgart, Germany.
Milingimbi Collection, MECA, Milingimbi Educational and Cultural Association.
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Ramingining Collection, Sydney.
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
Parliament House Art Collection, Canberra.
University of Queensland, Anthropology Museum, St Lucia.

Individual Exhibitions:
1983, Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney.
1991, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
1995, Aboriginal & South Pacific Gallery, Surry Hills, Sydney

Group Exhibitions:
1979, Traditions and Innovations, Legislative Assembly, Darwin
1984, Objects & Representations from Ramingining, Power Institute [now MCA], Sydney
1989, Aboriginal Art: The Continuing Tradition, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
1989, Masterpiece Fine Art Gallery, Hobart.1990, Ramingining Art, Birukmarri Gallery, Fremantle.
1991, The Eighth National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin
1992/3, New Tracks Old Land: An Exhibition of Contemporary Prints from Aboriginal Australia, touring USA and Australia
1993, Dimensions: Jimmy Wululu/Phillip Gudthaykudthay, Freemantle Arts Centre, Fremantle
1993, The Tenth National Aboriginal Art Award Exhibition, Museum and Art Gallery of the NT, Darwin
1993, Prints by Ramingining Artists, Hogarth Galleries, Sydney, NSW
1993/4, ARATJARA, Art of the First Australians, Touring: Kunstammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf; Hayward Gallery, London; Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark
1994, Canvassing, 24 Hour Art, Darwin, NT
1994, Maningrida Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney.
1994, Power of the Land, Masterpieces of Aboriginal Art, National Gallery of Victoria.
1994, Yiribana, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
1994, Art of the Rainbow Snake, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne.
1995, The Twelfth National Aboriginal Art Award, Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

Select Bibliography:
Moon, Dianne.[curator] Death and Life: Rukuny Ga Walnga, Contemporary Arnhem Land Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, 2013.

Caruana, W., 1987, Australian Aboriginal Art, a Souvenir Book of Aboriginal Art in the Australian National Gallery, Australian National Gallery, Parkes, Australian Capital Territory. (C)

Caruana, W. (ed.), 1989, Windows on the Dreaming, Ellsyd Press, Sydney. (C) ;

Douglas, M. and Oldmeadow, D., 1972, Across the Top, Rigby Ltd, Adelaide. (C)

1993, Aratjara, Art of the First Australians: Traditional and Contemporary Works by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Artists, exhib. cat. (conceived and designed by Bernard Luthi in collaboration with Gary Lee), Dumont, Buchverlag, Koln. (C)

Neale, M., 1994, Yiribana, exhib. cat., Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney. (C)

Perkins H. 'Beyond the Year of Indigenous Peoples' in Art and Australia 1993 Vol. 31 No 1 p 98-101.

Tweedie, P., 1985, This My Country, A View of Arnhem Land, William Collins Pty Ltd, Sydney.

Sylvia Kleinert and Margo Neale, Oxford Companion to Aboriginal Art and Culture, Melbourne, Oxford University Press 2001, ISBN: 0195506499.