Thursday, November 11, 2010

One word: Genuine

Norval Morrisseau's The Sacred Lake Fish, 1973
Acrylic on kraft paper
23.5x36inches, 59.69x91.44cm
Provenance: The Pollock Gallery, Toronto; Acquired from the artist
"To the Indian a fish represents the human soul, one turns into a fish as the asteral (sic) body journeys into the land of his supernatural totemic existence; if it appears that he has pleased his ancestoral (sic) abode his place there will be forever..." 
— Norval Morrisseau
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