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Art Thompson Seafood Series
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In 1977, Nuu-chah-nulth artist Art Thompson created a series of prints based on sea creatures that both solidified his status as one of the top Indigenous artists in Canada and ushered in an era of modern Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) design. Colloquially referred to as The Seafood Series, these five prints depicted sea creatures in a playful and unconventional manner. While they display the angularity and forms (such as the star, s-shape, and ovoid) found within traditional Nuu-chah-nulth artwork, they are asymmetrical and animated. Many of the prints that Art created in his short life were based on historical Nuu-chah-nulth formline design...
Larry Rosso Carrier Artist
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Larry Rosso was very well known in the Northwest Coast Native art market during the 1980s and 1990s for his impeccable bentwood boxes and modern designs. He was taught by Doug Cranmer and was influenced by Lloyd Wadhams Sr and Amos Dawson. In 1987/88, he worked with Robert Davidson on a house front project and continued a three year apprenticeship with Robert. Larry's carvings were often re-creations of Carrier designs and artifacts, from the Hazelton area, and his graphic designs were influenced by Kwakwaka'wakw traditions. Larry's work consisted of carving feast bowls, coffee tables, bent boxes, wall panels and masks...