Norval Morrisseau Unlimited

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Otter and Other Life Forms

Medium:  Serigraph on Arches paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Rmr∙Tlb∙Tsd∙Tsa)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Rm∙Tle∙Tlb∙Tsd∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Tlb∙Tsd∙Tsa)
Image size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa) 
Year:  1976 (S: 3+∙Re∙Rm∙Rmr∙Tpw∙Tle∙Tlb∙Tsd∙Tsa)
Printmaker:  Triple K Cooperative Inc. (S: 3+∙Re∙Rm∙Rmr∙Tle∙Tlb∙Tsd∙Tsa)
Code:  T76.6

`While visiting Norval at his home in Beardmore, Ontario in 1978, he playfully told me that he had painted this split-image of the otter as a spoof to the art critics of the era who were trying to intellectually define Aboriginal art`.
Michal Liggett, art dealer,  May 2010.

– Page 167; Sinclair, L., & Pollock, J. (1979). The Art of Norval Morrisseau.
  Toronto, New York, London, Sydney: Methuen.
– Page 9; ROM Ethnology Department (1977). Contemporary Native Art of
– Silk screens from the Triple K Co-operative, Red Lake, Ontario
  (The ROM show, exhibition 15 May till 30 June 1977).
 Toronto: ROM.

– Seneca College permanent Art Collection

Info needed:
– Existance of Artist Proof(s)
– Confirmation Paper size
– Confirmation Image size
– Additional info or reference material and Liturature (books, magazines, exhibits, original promotion material)


Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Triple K Cooperative,

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