Sunday, January 8, 2017

The revenge of the raven and other animal dramas - Lithographs by Roger Reboussin














1, 2, 3. The revenge of the raven.
4. The rubble wall of the war.
5, 6. A terrible night.
7, 8 The execution of the traitor.
9, 10, 11. Maupattu the pariah.
12. The punishment of the plunderer.
13. Table of contents.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Bram van Velde - Derriere Le Miroir (Behind the Mirror) and other lithographs























The color, virgin expression, new, without cage,
without routine, without limitless, sunbath, lightbath.
Bram Van Velde (Zoeterwoude, 1895 - Grimaud, 1981)

1. Cover of the french art magazine "Derrière le miroir" (Behind the Mirror) N°240, published by Maeght in October 1980.

2. La Jeune Fille (The Girl) (Derrière le miroir 240) - 83,5 x 60, 5 cm. 1980.

3. Cover of the french art magazine "Derrière le miroir" (Behind the Mirror) N°216, published by Maeght in November 1975.

4. Vif (Derrière le miroir 216) - 51 x 38,5 cm. 1975.

5. Paysage (Landscape) (Derrière le miroir 216) - 46,5 x 66 cm. 1975.

6. Souvenir Duthuit (Derrière le miroir 216) - 46,5 x 66 cm. 1975.

7. Cover of the french art magazine "Derrière le miroir" (Behind the Mirror) N°43, published by Maeght in February 1952.

8. Fond Blanc (White Background) - 68 x 64,5 cm. 1974.

9. Affiche avant N°150 (Poster before No. 150) - 73,5 x 62,7 cm. 1975.

10. Ensemble - 64 x 79,5 cm. 1978.

11. Attrait (Attraction) - 77,5 x 55 cm. 1978.

12. Sans Mot (Without Word) - 35 x 29,5 cm. 1980.

13. Pénombre (Penumbra) - 35 x 30 cm. 1980.

14. Greffe (Graft) - 35,5 x 29 cm. 1980.

15. En Dedans (Inside) - 74,5 x 54,5 cm. 1978.

16. La Chose (The Thing) - 47,5 x 60 cm. 1978.

17. Hantise (Haunt) - 48 x 63 cm. 1978.

18. Le Feu (the Fire) - 42,5 x 57 cm. 1980.

19. Partage - 42,5 x 57 cm. 1980.

20. Grise Nuit (Gray Night) - 47,5 x 65,5 cm. 1975.

21. Inquiétude (Anxiety) - 34 x 50 cm. 1978.

22. Centrée (Centered) - 49 x 45,5 cm. 1975.

Monday, October 24, 2016

Human-Bear Transformations





















1. Simeonie Keenainak. (1932-...) Pangnirtung, Nunavut - Dancer Playing Drum, 1990 (whalebone, caribou antler, leather, tendons 58,0 x 47,0 x 32, 0 cm)

2. Qanaq Palluq. (1936-...) Clyde River, Baffin, Nunavut - Fight Between Man and Bear (whalebone, caribou antler 40,0 x 75,0 x 30.5 cm)

3. Attributed to Palu. Baffin, Nunavut - Hunter and Bear (serpentinite, leather 26,6 x 39,0  x 23,5 cm)

4. Thomas Sivuraq. (1941-...) Baker Lake, Kivallik, Nunavut - Transformation, 2004 (basalt 24,04 x 14,7 x 8,5 cm)

5. Abe Ukuqtunnuaq. (1944-...) Talloyoak, Kittimeot, Nunavut - Transformation, 1999 (pyroxene 31,8 x 37,5 x 15,8 cm)

6. Padlaya Qiatsuk. (1965-...) Cape Dorset, Baffin, Nunavut - Shaman Playing Drum, 2001 (serpentinite, caribou antler, leather 23,3 x 22, 0 cm)

7. Pauloosie Tukpanie. (1960-...) Iqualuit, Baffin, Nunavut - Transformation, 2005 (serpentinite 22,7 x 23,5 x 12,5 cm) 

8. Quveanatuliak Takpaungai. (1942-...) Man transformed into bear playing Accordion, 2006 (serpentinite) 

9. Davie Atchealak. (1947-2006) Iqualuit, Baffin, Nunavut - Dancing Bear, 1990 (whalebone 32,5 x 33,5 x 23,0 cm). The dancing bear represent a shamanic transformation between a bear and a human.

10. Nanelik Temela. (1939-...) Kimmiruk, Baffin, Nunavut - Dancing Bear, 2002 (serpentinite)

11. Davie Atchealak. (1947-2006) Cape Dorset, Baffin, Nunavut - Dancing Bears, 2006 (whalebone 43,7 x 31,3 x 10,2 cm)

12. Pauta Saila. (1916-...) Cape Dorset, Baffin, Nunavut - Standing Bear, 2002 (serpentinite, ivory 24,1 x 13,0 x 5,5 cm)

13. George Arluk. (1949-...) Arviat, Kivallik, Nunavut - Bear and Man, 1988 (soapstone 31.8 x 23,5 x 13,6 cm)

14. Iola Abraham Ikkidluak. (1936-2003) Kimmirut, Baffin, Nunavut - Transformation, 2000 (serpentinite 43,2 x 40,5 x 19,0 cm)

15. Lydia Qayaq. (1954-...) Clyde River, Baffin, Nunavut - Bear and Cub (serpentinite 12,0 x 20,7 x 8,9 cm)

16. James Ungalaq. (1964-...) Igloolik, Melville Peninsula, Nunavut - Hunter, Bear and Dogs, 2005 (whalebone 14,5 x 50,5 x 15,5 cm)

17. Eugene Epkanaq. (1939-...) Melville Peninsula, Nunavut - Hunting Scene on Walrus Jawbone, 1990 (10.0 x 19,0 x 22,5 cm)

18. Emily Pagnerk Illuitok. (1943-...) Kugaaruk, Nunavut - Hunting Scene, 2004 (walrus ivory, whalebone 6.3 x 23,5 x 5,5 cm)

19. Eugene Epkanaq. (1939-...) Melville Peninsula, Nunavut - Walrus Jawbone Carving (Man, Walruses, Bear and Narwhal), 2005 (20.9 x 20,1 x 12,6 cm)

20. Ashevak Tunnillie. (1956-...) Cape Dorset, Baffin, Nunavut - Bear Walking, 2004 (white marble)