Sunday, November 28, 2010

A piece of Calgary's history available for purchase @ Hodgins Art Auctions Ltd. in Calgary, AB

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"THE N.W.M.P. ESTABLISH FORT CALGARY", oil on board, 24"x35",
© 1958 Ernest Tonk /Click on image to Enlarge/
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This genuine oil on board by the American painter Ernest Tonk [1889-1968] is going to be auctioned on Tuesday (November 30th, 2010 at 7 PM) at HODGINS Art Auctions Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta; Lot #272 (click HERE).

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Auction Estimate: $2,500 / $3,500 (Price finalized: $5,000)
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On View: Saturday, November 27, 2010 - Noon to 4 PM
Sunday, November 28, 2010 - Noon to 4 PM.
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HISTORY BEHIND THE IMAGE:
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Fort Calgary is the birthplace of the city of Calgary, and the original location of the North West Mounted Police fort built at the confluence of the Bow and Elbow Rivers in 1875.
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The Canadian government created the North West Mounted Police (NWMP) in 1873 as a paramilitary police force that would establish Canadian sovereignty, put a stop to the devastating whiskey trade, and befriend the First Nations people in preparation for the treaties that would open the land for settlement. The Force marched west across the prairie from Dufferin Manitoba in the summer of 1874 and established Fort Macleod. The following year they built Fort Calgary.
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Between 1875 and 1914, the Fort grew into Calgary Barracks and became the centre of a flourishing community. Fort Calgary was a police administration centre, a community symbol of law, order and prosperity, a hospital, a refuge, a social centre, and a focal point for settlers, ranchers and business.
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In 1914, Fort Calgary was sold to the Grand Trunk Railway who later sold the site to the Canadian National Railway. For the next 61 years, Calgary’s origins were hidden under a railway yard and storage area. In 1974, thanks largely to the efforts of Alderman John Ayer, The City of Calgary bought the site and returned the city’s birthplace to the public domain. Work started on an Interpretive Centre in 1975, the site was cleaned up and capped, and the palisade of the original Fort was outlined with short logs.
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Over the years, the Fort has regained its position as a centre for Calgarians to celebrate our past and plan for the future. Fort Calgary is owned by The City of Calgary and is operated by the Fort Calgary Preservation Society.
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Source: www.fortcalgary.com
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Norval Morrisseau and EXPO '67 (Part II)

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>>> Introducing George Clutesi (1905-1988)
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"The Indians of Canada bid you welcome.
Walk in our moccasins the trail from our past.
Live with us in the here and now.
Talk with us by the fire of the days to come."

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Visitors to the Indians of Canada Pavilion at
Expo '67 were greeted and welcomed with the above sign. Montreal’s World’s Fair which coincided with Canada’s 100th birthday of Confederation hosted almost 100 foreign and local theme pavilions and is estimated to have attracted over 50 million visitors during the six months of operation. The fair was held from April 28 to October 27, 1967 on Ile. St. Helene and Ile Notre Dame.
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Note: At the very end of this 'You Tube' video the painting is shown on a cedar exterior wall of the Indians of Canada Pavilion which was painted by Norval Morrisseau and his apprentice Carl Ray (actually the painting titled "Earth Mother With Her Children" was not completed by either of them...).

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On the bottom of the right hand corner Norval Morrisseau inscribed his dedication:
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"In honour
of my Grandfather Potan Nanakonagos
and to our Ancestors"
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Source:
- NORVAL MORRISSEAU AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE IMAGE MAKERS (page 22); ISBN: 0-458-97390-4, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1984 /Methuen Publications/;
- THE ART OF NORVAL MORRISSEAU (page 32) /Sinclair, Lister, Jack Pollock, and Norval Morrisseau/; ISBN: 0-458-93820-3 /Toronto, Ontario: Methuen, 1979./;
- THE MORRISSEAU PAPERS: "An Inside Story" (page 42); ISBN: 978-0-9731567-3-7, 2007
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* Artworks by George Clutesi [1905-1988], West Coast artist, were also shown on the exterior wall of the Indians of Canada Pavilion at 'Expo 67' (click HERE). In the very beginning of this video see on the right wall paintings by George Clutesi and on left wall Norval Morrisseau's "Earth Mother With Her Children" - barely visible.
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>>> Reference posts:
- Norval Morrisseau and EXPO '67 (Part I),

- Great Anishinaabe/Woodland Artists (Part I) /Ref. Carl Ray/,
- Great Anishinaabe/Woodland Artists (Part IV) /Ref. Jackson Beardy/
- Great Anishinaabe/Woodland Artists (Part VIII) /Ref. Alex Janvier/,

- Red Lake Woodland Arts Festival: A Tribute to Norval Morrisseau and the Woodland Artists in 5 DAYS! /Ref. Francis Kagige/ - "The Shaman's Garden: Anishnaabe Traditions and the Roots of Morrisseau's Global Vision" &
- McLuhan shares memories of artist Norval Morrisseau.
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* The painting shown at the end of this "You Tube" video: "Earth Mother With Her Children"- Acrylic on cedar wood, 30ftx20ft, © 1967 Norval Morrisseau /It no longer exists/

Saturday, November 27, 2010

A major work by Daphne Odjig available for purchase @ Hodgins Art Auctions Ltd. in Calgary, AB

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"In Search of Wonder", acrylic on canvas, 66"x38",
© 1987 Daphne Odjig /Click on image to Enlarge/
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This genuine Daphne Odjig acrylic painting on canvas is going to be auctioned on Tuesday (November 30th, 2010 at 7 PM) at HODGINS Art Auctions Ltd. in Calgary, Alberta; Lot #257 (click HERE).

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Auction Estimate: $25,000 / $35,000 (Price finalized: $42,500)
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On View: Saturday, November 27, 2010 - Noon to 4 PM
Sunday, November 28, 2010 - Noon to 4 PM.
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"Daphne Odjig recently became the first female First Nations artist to be featured in a solo exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada. Organized by the Art Gallery of Sudbury, "The Drawings and Paintings of Daphne Odjig: A Retrospective Exhibition" (October 2009 to January 2010) showcased works spanning a remarkable 44 year career.
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Odjig's work is often associated with the Woodland School and reflects the influence of both European Modernism and Anashinabe artistic heritage, yet her distinct style defies categorization. The artist herself resists the labeling of her art, whether Woodland, "Indian", feminist or political. She asserts "my art is my primary statement".

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This major work, from a mature and accomplished period of Odjig's career, is reminiscent of the hallmark works in the recent exhibition, bearing both thematic and stylistic similarities. The collective of figures, the strength and lyricism of the trees, and the tranquil sky are the key elements demonstrating the balance and synergy of culture, nature and spirituality (recurring themes in Odjig's work).

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This work brings to mind Odjig's words, referring not only to her roots, but to her personal journey as a woman and artist (p. 68 "Odjig: The Art of Daphne Odjig, 1960-2000"):

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"Those ancient ones who walked here before us have always had a powerful influence on my work, both in my illustrations of our legends and in my introspective works, as I learned to listen to my Spirit Guide."
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References: "The Drawings and Paintings of Daphne Odjig, A Retrospective Exhibition": And Some Watched the Sunset (1985, Cat. 37) & "Odjig: The Art of Daphne Odjig, 1960-2000": Cultural Identity (1984, p. 68).”
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- Official Website /www.daphneodjig.com/

- 'National Gallery of Canada' /Ottawa, Ontario CANADA/ &
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'Art Gallery of Sudbury' /Sudbury, Ontario CANADA/.
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* Other notable "Woodland Art" being auctioned:
~ MACKENZIE PIPELINE; 1981 by Alex Janvier (Lot #31);
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~ "UNTITLED"; 1975 by Norval Morrisseau (Lot #102)
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~ ANIMAL FIGURES; c. late 1980's by Norval Morrisseau (Lot #256).
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>>> Reference posts:
- Daphne Odjig at The McMichael Canadian Art Collection,
- Great Anishinaabe/Woodland Artists (Part II),
- Odjig about Picasso &

- The Drawings and Paintings of Daphne Odjig: A Retrospective Exhibition.
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* The acrylic painting on canvas in this post: "In Search of Wonder", 66"x38", © 1987 Daphne Odjig; To be auctioned at HODGINS Art Auctions Ltd. in Calgary, AB on November 29th or 30th, 2010 at 7 PM; Lot #257 (click HERE).

Friday, November 26, 2010

Joseph McLeod about Norval Morrisseau

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"Few artists have the gift and ability to fulfill the criteria that establishes the reputation of a truly great artist - a creator of masterworks. Certain artists speak for a time in history, some for a place, some for a people. Some are natural and magic technicians, some perfect a new way of seeing - a universal for an entire world. Rare indeed is the artist who does all of these.

Norval Morrisseau speaks for the Ojibway, the Woodland Indian of Canada. He paints their mytholog­ical past and their fierce future potential. He paints his people larger than life, spiritually huge. He created a method of depiction that had not previously existed. His imagery comes from the ancient petroglyphs, from pictograph language symbols, from stained glass win­dows of missionary churches, from the flat and brilliant colours of the brutal North of Canada, and from his own fertile imagination. He speaks in the universal voice of a master painter, for all who will look, investi­gate and understand. Morrisseau paints masterpieces."

Joseph McLeod - Owner, Maslak McLeod Gallery

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Thursday, November 25, 2010

Norval Morrisseau Blog's Mission Statement

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"Genuine Norval Morrisseau Collage" by Spirit Walker
~ All paintings © by Norval Morrisseau
/For detailed examination click on image and for more information about paintings presented in this collage click HERE/
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"This Blog is posted in honour of the Spirit of Norval Morrisseau a.k.a. Copper Thunderbird - Grand Shaman of the Ojibway. Also, this is the first and the only Blog incepted during Norval Morrisseau’s lifetime. It is dedicated entirely to the preservation of his artistic legacy along with the living presence of the Ojibway peoples on the North American continent."

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"ALL THE INFORMATION PRESENTED ON THE NORVAL MORRISSEAU BLOG FROM ITS INCEPTION IS BASED ON DATA COLLECTED FROM THE PUBLIC DOMAIN AND OTHER VERIFIABLE SOURCES WHICH WILL BE PUT FORTH ACCORDINGLY."


Ugo Matulić a.k.a. Spirit Walker
/spiritwalker2008@gmail.com/
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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Morrisseaus sold for record prices @ Sotheby's & Joyner’s Auction Houses in Toronto, ON

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Jaws were dropping in the audience as Paul C. H. Robinson feverishly sought to vanquish all bidders by aggressively flashing his paddle, against all comers, Monday night at Joyner’s, and Tuesday night at Sotheby’s, to grab two huge Morrisseau paintings for Kinsman Robinson Galleries.

He paid a record $59,000 at Joyner’s and $45,000 at Sotheby’s, amounts sure to drive the price of all Norval Morrisseau paintings to new levels.
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"Nature's Balance", acrylic on kraft paper, 73"x48", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau /Click on image to Enlarge/


HISTORIC UPDATE – The price Paul C. H. Robinson paid for one of these paintings is in the range ($53,238.73 including GST) that his father Donald C. Robinson paid for 31 Norval Morrisseau paintings (28 lots) at a fine art auction east of Toronto in 1999-2000.
-Donald C. Robinson then sold many of them to fine art buyers through his Kinsman Robinson Galleries in Toronto and art auctions in Calgary.

Astonishingly Donald C. Robinson much later publicly labeled all these paintings as fakes

It gets weirder – Donald Robinson, did ask for money back on another painting he also called a fake – by Robert Davidson - which he had bought at the same time as all the Morrisseaus, and received back $267 precious dollars, as a requested refund, from the auctioneer who gladly complied…

But Donald Robinson never asked for a single dollar back on even one of the 31 Morrisseaus he had publicly declared as inferior fakes and forgeries...

In effect, he couldn’t afford to lose $267, but could throw away $53,000…

Does any of this make sense on any level?

/click HERE for detailed explanation of Donald C. Robinson's peculiar behaviour/

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>>> Reference posts:
- Blog Master's Pick of the Day (Part I),
- Blog Master's Pick of the Day (Part II),
- Lister Sinclair about Norval Morrisseau,
- "Nature's Balance", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau,
- The Best Provenances of Norval Morrisseau Artwork (Part I),
- The Best Provenances of Norval Morrisseau Artwork (Part II),
- The Best Provenances of Norval Morrisseau Artwork (Part III) &

- Important Newspaper/Magazine articles involving Norval Morrisseau (Part I).
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A Windigo Tale

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~ Armand Garnet Ruffo’s award winning film at 35th annual American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco, CA


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* Best Film - A Windigo Tale; Director: Armand Garnet Ruffo
* Best Actress - Andrea Menard (A Windigo Tale)
* Best Supporting Actress - Jani Lauzon (A Windigo Tale)
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Filmed on Six Nations Reserve in Ontario and in the Ottawa Valley, A Windigo Tale is Ojibway poet Armand Garnet Ruffo’s directorial debut. Produced on a shoe-string budget, in demanding conditions, Produced on a shoe-string budget, in demanding conditions, the film ignites the screen with determination and heart and tells a powerful story of intergenerational trauma and healing.

Shot in HD, Ruffo’s feature-length film moves between the breathtaking beauty of a road trip in autumn and the stark winter landscape of a First Nations community. Harold, a Native grandfather (Gary Farmer), desperate to save his troubled grandson Curtis (Elliot Simon) from a life on the street, shares the dark secrets of their family and community. In an isolated village, an estranged mother, Doris (Jani Lauzon), and daughter, Lily (Andrea Menard), must reunite to exorcise the voracious Windigo spirit tied to a painful past. Inspired by Ojibway spirituality and based on the history of the residential school system, where generations of Native children were forcibly removed from their families and aggressively assimilated into Euro-Canadian society, A Windigo Tale is both a chilling and redeeming drama.

A Windigo Tale is poet Armand Garnet Ruffo’s feature directorial debut. The original play script won the CBC Arts Performance Showcase Award, and, in 2003, it went into feature script development with acclaimed Canadian playwright and filmmaker Colleen Murphy. Film production began in the winter of 2006 on Six Nations Reserve in Ontario and was completed in 2008 after additional funding was raised. The second segment was filmed in the Ottawa Valley and in Ottawa itself. The following spring, the film went into post-production at The Banff Centre, in Alberta, and in Ottawa. It stars Gary Farmer, Andrea Menard, Jani Lauzon, Philip Riccio, David Gardner, Jon-Paul Kouri and introduces writer Lee Maracle and new-comer Elliot Simon to the screen.

To prepare himself for the making of A Windigo Tale, Armand Garnet Ruffo immersed himself in the study of film and took directorial courses with some of Canada’s best known filmmakers, such as Deepa Mehta and Gary Burns. In the writing of the film, he drew on his own Ojibway heritage, family and community support, his familiarity with Aboriginal literature and culture, and extensive research into the history of the Residential School system in Canada. He is indebted to the many Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people who committed themselves to the making of this film.

About author: Armand Garnet Ruffo’s roots extend to the Biscotasing Branch of the Sagamok (Ojibway) First Nation and the Chapleau Fox Lake Cree. He is currently a professor of Aboriginal Literatures and Creative Writing at Carleton University and divides his time between Ottawa and Fox Lake in northern Ontario. The author of Opening In The Sky (Theytus Books), Grey Owl: The Mystery of Archie Belaney (Coteau Books) and At Geronimo’s Grave (Coteau Books), he is currently completing a poetic biography on the life of the renowned Anishnaabe painter, and father of the Woodland School of Painters, Norval Morrisseau, which he intends to turn into a film.

Official film's website: www.awindigotalemovie.com
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>>> Reference posts:
- Q: What does Grey Owl and Copper Thunderbird have in common?, - Red Lake Woodland Arts Festival: A Tribute to Norval Morrisseau and the Woodland Artists in 26 DAYS! & - Recommended readings (Part V).
 

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Blog Master's Pick of the Day (Part II)

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~ Once in a lifetime opportunity for any art institution or serious collector of Norval Morrisseau's art...-

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"Nature's Balance", acrylic on kraft paper, 73"x48", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau /Click on image to Enlarge/~ PROVENANCE: Purchased directly from the artist by Lister Sinclair's wife Faith-


"I now believe in peaceful coexistence with myself," as he stood in front of his Nature's Balance, a vibrant interplay of birds, fishes and snakes. "If I had the money and was buying Indian art, this is what I would have on my wall."*

Norval Morrisseau, 1975

* - Norval Morrisseau's statement for "Fierce Clarity and Sophistication";
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This, genuine Norval Morrisseau acrylic painting on canvas is from the Lister Sinclair's Estate and was first publicly exhibited on page 114 of THE ART OF NORVAL MORRISSEAU [Lister Sinclair, Jack Pollock, and Norval Morrisseau; Toronto, Ontario: Methuen, 1979] is going to be auctioned TODAY (November 23rd, 2010 at 7 PM) at Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) on behalf of the Sotheby's Auction House of Toronto, Ontario; Lot #128 (click HERE).

Auction Estimate: $25,000 / $35,000-

Location: 100 Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario CANADA M5S 2C6Tel: 416.586.8000; Website: www.rom.on.ca

BLOG MASTER'S COMMENT: In my opinion this painting is going to be sold for a much greater amount than the estimated value set by the Sotheby's Auction House.





/Price finalized: $45,000; includes Buyer's Premium/


>>> Reference posts:
- Blog Master's Pick of the Day (Part I),
- Lister Sinclair about Norval Morrisseau,
- "Nature's Balance", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau,
- The Best Provenances of Norval Morrisseau Artwork (Part I),
- The Best Provenances of Norval Morrisseau Artwork (Part II),
- The Best Provenances of Norval Morrisseau Artwork (Part III) &

- Important Newspaper/Magazine articles involving Norval Morrisseau (Part I).-
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NMHS' Elizabeth McLuhan about importance of Norval Morrisseau

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April, 17th, 2009 @ Lakehead University Campus, Thunder Bay, Ontario


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"Norval Morrisseau stands alone in his formal innovation and largeness of personal vision. He was the first Indian to study seriously and to update his own cultural beliefs and translate them visually for contemporary Indian and non-Indian audiences. In doing so he became the first Indian to break through the Canadian professional white-art barrier. His brilliance lies in his ability to break away from his own conventions, to constantly renew his vision." -

Elizabeth McLuhan - a Committee member of the NMHS*
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Significant Magazine/Newspaper articles (Part I)

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Norval Morrisseau in front of "Self-Portrait, Devoured by His Own Passions"
~ Photography by Tom Moore
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Fierce Clarity and Sophistication
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Time Magazine /Canadian Edition/
~ Published August 25th, 1975
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When he arrived in Toronto for his first one-man show 13 years ago, Ojibway Artist Norval Morrisseau met with publoic sussess and private anguish. Gallery goers who packed into the tiny Pollock Gallery snapped up all 43 of his works in 24 hours, but recalls Morrisseau, "they thought I was a bush Indian, a sauvage. " Tormented by a host of personal doubts and a serious problem with liquor ("my idea of a social drink is 40 ounces"), Morrisseau nearly floundered in the years that followed. Last week, as he opened his fifth, and best, show at the Pollock, there was evidence that he has developed new inner strengths both as a painter and as a man.
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Works by Morrisseau are now in 32 public collections in Canada, and the 29 paintings on view in Toronto are expected to sell $46,000, or ten times the yield of his first show. The National Film Board has completed a documentary, The Paradox of Norval Morrisseau. More than than 40 young Indian artists, inspired by Morrisseau's work, have followed his path away from traditional Indian artifact decora­tion to formal painting.
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As an artist, storyteller and mystic, Morrisseau has spent his life struggling to combine the Ojibway legends that he learned from his grandfather with the stern Catholicism impressed on him by his grandmother. The result is an art of fierce clarity and increasing sophistication. Fearful of a taboo against revealing ancient legends out­side the tribe, he did his first drawings on the sand of beaches near his hometown of Beardmore in northwestern Ontario so the water could wash them away. Then, in a dream, he was assured that he would be protected by the Thunderbird, an Ojibway demigod. He moved to more solid materials, using housepaint on brown building paper, and birch bark. "He even brought in some work done on hides," recalls Jack Pollock. "Migod, they stank." Now Morrisseau uses the ac­coutrements of the conventional painter - best quality artists' board, stretched canvas and acrylic paints - as he dis­covers and explores different ways in which he is able to set out his personal visions.
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"Artist and His Four Wives", 43"x131", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau
~ this art piece was painted in 30 minutes after artist's visionary experience ~
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The content of Morrisseau's cur­rent works is often more personally revealing than he cares to discuss. The major piece (priced at $6,000) is the Artist and His Four Wives, based on a vision ("clear as a TV picture") that came to Morrisseau as he agonized over a breakup with his wife, Harriet, mother of his seven children. Rejecting the self-image of a wandering husband, he projected himself as a 16th century brave, surrounded by others willing to fill void in his personal life.
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"Self-Portrait, Devoured by His Own Passions", 68"x57",
© 1974 Norval Morrisseau /Click on image to Enlarge/

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"Nature's Balance", 73"x48", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau
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"I now believe in peaceful coexistence with myself," as he stood in front of his Nature's Balance, a vibrant interplay of birds, fishes and snakes. "If I had the money and was buying Indian art, this is what I would have on my wall."
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>>> Reference posts:
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Jack Pollock about Norval Morrisseau,
- Recommended readings (Part I),
- Paintings from the Norval Morrisseau's first public exhibition at The Pollock Gallery (Part I), - ~Painting once exibited in the Pollock Gallery .... offered for sale in the outskirts of the GTA~, - The Great Copper Thunderbird's belonging... (Part I),
- "Artist and His Four Wives", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau &
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"Nature's Balance", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau.

~ The paintings in this post: "Artist and His Four Wives", acrylic on canvas, 43"x131", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau (page 117); "Self-Portrait, Devoured by His Own Passions, acrylic on canvas, 68"x57", © 1974 Norval Morrisseau (page 113) & "Nature's Balance", acrylic on kraft paper, 73"x48", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau (page 114). All paintings appeared in "The Art of Norval Morrisseau" /Sinclair, Lister, Jack Pollock, and Norval Morrisseau/ -Toronto, Ontario: Methuen, 1979; ISBN: 0-458-93820-3/

Monday, November 22, 2010

Blog Master's Pick of the Day (Part I)

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~ Once in a lifetime opportunity for any art institution or serious collector of Norval Morrisseau's art...

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"Animal Unity", acrylic on canvas, 50"x108", © 1978 Norval Morrisseau/Click on image to Enlarge/
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>>> This, genuine Norval Morrisseau acrylic painting on canvas which was first publicly exhibited on page 158 of THE ART OF NORVAL MORRISSEAU [Lister Sinclair, Jack Pollock, and Norval Morrisseau; Toronto, Ontario: Methuen, 1979] is going to be auctioned TODAY (November 22nd, 2010 at 7 PM) at JOYNER Canadian Fine Art in Toronto, Ontario; Lot #204 (click HERE).

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Auction Estimate: $15,000 / $20,000
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Location: 111 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario CANADA M5V 2R1
Tel: 416.504.5100; Toll Free: 1.877.504.5700; Fax: 416.504.0033

E-mail: joyner@waddingtons.ca ; Website: joyner.waddingtons.ca

BLOG MASTER'S COMMENT: In my opinion this painting is going to be sold for a much greater amount than the estimated value set by the JOYNER Canadian Fine Art Auction House.

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/Price finalized: $59,000; includes Buyer's Premium/

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>>> Reference post:
- The Best Provenances of Norval Morrisseau Artwork (Part II).
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