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Art and Images in Psychiatry
Oct 2011

Australian Rock Art: The Giant Wallaroo Site

Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011;68(10):989. doi:10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2011.123

We found the first paintings in a large, open shelter under a twenty-metre-high block of sandstone . . . a mosaic of figures in rich earth colors of reds, yellows and white, portraying people, kangaroos, emus, fish, snakes, echidnas, and strange anthropomorphs. . . . Quinkins . . . the figures hinted at a great mystery about their creation and meaning.—Percy Trezise, 19931(p ix)

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