Friday, January 3, 2014

Norval Morrisseau Blog part of Native Cultural Resources at the 'Native Art In Canada' website

~ An Ojibwa Elder's Art and Stories

"Mishipizhiw" (Water Demi-God), © c. 1968 Norval Morrisseau

"Canadian native art...especially contemporary Ojibwa sourced by a deep well of native legends and myths and it's become one of the last connections between the spiritual interpretation of a declining Ojibwa culture and the modern world."

Nokomis, Webmaster of 'Native Art In Canada'

~ Go to 'LINKS' at the bottom of every page of this website @ follow list of Native Cultural Resources or click HERE for a page 2 showing links to websites that "either discuss or represent a specific native culture, tribe or activity."

Listed as one ot the Native Cultural Resources on 'Native Art In Canada' website Norval Morrisseau Blog is described as a "Blog dedicated to the preservation of Norval Morrisseau's artistic legacy along with the living presence of the Ojibway peoples on the North American continent."

Blog Master's note:  The Norval Morrisseau Blog is an educational initiative dedicated to the promotion of one of Canada’s most renowned Aboriginal artists and creation of a digital archive to honour the legacy of his life’s work.

We have published more than 2,000 posts, thousands of pictures, hundreds of documents (e.g. accredited professional Forensic Document Examiner's reports), related to the art of Norval Morrisseau, so that people around the world who regularly view our blog - museum curators, archivists, fine art collectors, academics, educators, and admirers of fine art - can have a better understanding and appreciation of the long career and singular achievements of this landmark Canadian artist, who was hailed as a “genius” at the very first exhibition he ever held at The Pollock Gallery in September 1962.

Norval was also the most prolific artist in world history, having produced well over 10,000 original artworks. We dedicate this blog to the loyal Norval Morrisseau collectors around the world who represent a legion of collectors outnumbering more than any other leading artist. We are thankful for the tremendous support our educational blog has garnered from countless Morrisseau fans around the world.

>>> Reference post:
- Norval Morrisseau Blog part of Educational Resources at Queen's University.
* The acrylic painting on paper in this post: "Mishipizhiw" (Water Demi-God), 42"x40", © c. 1968 Norval Morrisseau /Evelyn Shushack Collection/

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