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: Kauage, Mathias
: Painting on paper, 'Mudmen' by Mathias Kauage, 1996, showing two Asaro mudmen dressed for dancing. The text in Neo-Melanesian explains the image: 'Dispela tupela Asaro mudman i bilas na go long Goroka Show na danis', These two Asaro mudmen decorated themselves and go to the Goroka Show and dance. Verso: reused sheet of paper with outline of two figures obliterated by ?gloss paint.
: Chimbu: Asaro mudmen: Kauage, Mathias
: Goroka Show
: Purchased with assistance from the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, The Bristol Magpies and the Friends of Bristol Art Gallery, 2004.