Friday, December 21, 2012

Happy Holidays - Morrisseau's Animal Unity

As 2012 comes to a close, we would like to take this time to thank our wonderful customers for making this year a success. From our family to yours, we wish you a delightful holiday season and a happy New Year. (Please note KRG will be closed from Dec. 23 until Jan. 7, 2013; reopening on Tues., Jan.  8, 2013).

We leave you with an important painting that portrays one of Norval Morrisseau's universal themes which he revisited in different variations over the course of his artistic career — In Spirit We Are One.

Illustrated: Animal Unity (1978) Acrylic on canvas, 50x108 in, 127x274.32 cm. Provenance: By descent - Collection of Mr. & Mrs. John Payne; The Pollock Gallery, Toronto; Acquired directly from the artist. Reproduced: p. 158, Sinclair/Pollock, The Art of Norval Morrisseau. Toronto: Methuen Publications, 1979. Exhibited: Norval Morrisseau 2012 Retrospective. Sep 15 - Nov 20, 2012, Kinsman Robinson Galleries, Toronto.
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