UNTITLED (MOTHER AND YOUNG)
ACRYLIC ON CRAFT PAPER; SIGNED IN SYLLABICS LOWER LEFT (Sight, 40.5” x 29”)
January 31, 2019
“Norval Morrisseau (1931–2007) is considered by many to be the Mishomis, or grandfather, of contemporary Indigenous art in Canada. His life has been sensationalized in newspapers and documentaries while his unique artistic style has pushed the boundaries of visual storytelling. The creator of the Woodland School of art and a prominent member of the Indian Group of Seven, Morrisseau is best known for using bright colours and portraying traditional stories, spiritual themes, and political messages in his work.”
Read more: Art Canada Institute
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