Tag Archives: Canada

1970: Spirit Faces

Karoo Ashevak: Spirit Faces (Tooth Pull); the date is a guess.

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1970: Confession

Ludwig Zeller: The Confession (1970)

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2012: Gods of New Jersey

Peter Ferguson: Gods of New Jersey (c. 2012)

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1914: Kotsuis and Hohhuq

Edward S. Curtis: Kotsuis and Hohhuq (Nakoaktok) (1914); “These two masked performers in the winter dance represent huge, mythical birds. The mandibles of these tremendous wooden masks are controlled by strings.” The ‘Nak’waxda’xw (or Nakoaktok) are a nation of Kwak’wala-speaking … Continue reading

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1937: Forest

Emily Carr: Forest Interior in Shafts of Light (c. 1935-1937)

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1930: Clivia

Henrietta Shore: Clivia (c. 1930)

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1952: Ottawa

Canadian Civil Defence training officer Lt. Col. W. Arthur Croteau points at a model of an atom bomb blast above a map of Ottawa during a 1952 exercise (source)

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