Thursday, June 9, 2011

Anishinaabe Turtle song

-~ Anishibaabek Ogichiidaa Sundance Turtle song by Desi Dillion

by backwordsMedicine

Artwork presented: "Recreation Myth", © Carl Ray Estate

... "Ray's career developed in the shadow of Morrisseau's. He worked as an apprentice to Morrisseau on the mural for the Indians of Canada Pavillion of Expo '67 in Montreal. By this time Ray had developed a style of, and preference for, scenic painting. He approached the pictographic rigour of Morrisseau's work with an illustrator's interest." ...

... "Ray's linear style is appealing in its lyric naturalism and spiritual expressiveness. Birds and animals are rendered in silhouettes of subtle detail, while internally the creatures are raging or changing in mysterious ways." ...

SOURCE (text): NORVAL MORRISSEAU AND THE EMERGENCE OF THE IMAGE MAKERS by Elizabeth McLuhan and Tom Hill; ISBN: 0-458-97390-4, Art Gallery of Ontario, 1984 /Methuen Publications/

>>> Reference post:
- Great Anishinaabe/Woodland Artists (Part I) /Ref. Carl Ray/

* The painting in this presentation: "Recreation Myth", © Carl Ray Estate /Private Collection/

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