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Aerogramme - Patrick Mung Mung design

SKU #6825401

Aerogramme - Patrick Mung Mung design

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This international Aerogramme features a painting by Patrick Mung Mung from the Art Gallery of Western Australia.
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This international Aerogramme (210mm x 103mm) features a painting by Patrick Mung Mung from the Art Gallery of Western Australia

An aerogramme is a single sheet of paper suitably folded and sealed on all sides. It is sent by Air Mail to any international destination at a uniform price, delivered in accordance with the timetable applicable Airmail service as published by Australia Post from time to time.

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The Art Gallery Aerogrammes is the third in a series of stamps and stationery based on works of art held in major Australian art galleries. The series showcases Australia’s rich artistic heritage through gallery collections. The artworks featured are by significant artists and provide us with insights into aspects of Australian culture.

This latest issue focuses on the Art Gallery of Western Australia, which was founded in 1895 and is located in the Perth Cultural Centre. The State Art Collection at the gallery comprises renowned collections of Western Australian, Australian and international art and design, as well as one of the finest collections of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art in Australia. The gallery is strongly committed to showcasing Indigenous art, life and culture through the visual arts.

Patrick Mung Mung
Gawarre 2011
natural earth pigments, ochre and acrylic binder on cotton
150.0 x 180.0 cm
Purchased through the TomorrowFund, Art Gallery of Western Australia Foundation, 2012 State Art Collection, Art Gallery of Western Australia
© Patrick Mung Mung/Licensed by Viscopy

Patrick Mung Mung is a senior artist at Warmun Art Centre and an elder at Warmun Community in the East Kimberley. Like his late father, George Mung Mung (c.1921–1991), Patrick is a strong cross-cultural communicator. In 1991, following his father's death, it fell to Mung Mung to accompany his father’s carving Mary of Warmun to Canberra for the exhibition Aboriginal Art and Spirituality at the High Court of Australia. This occasion marked the beginning of a journey for Mung Mung, which was to see him take on his father’s role of senior artist, law and culture man. Patrick Mung Mung was instrumental in establishing the artist-and-community-owned art centre at Warmun in 1998. Mung Mung has held many solo and group exhibitions, including several exhibitions in Germany.

Technical details

  • Issue date: 5 April 2016
  • Printer: A&G envelopes
  • Cover design: Jo Mure
  • Size: 210mm x 103mmm