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U998.7.10
Artist / Maker : Sebastian, Robert E.; Gwin-Jakwsxw
Title : Loons Gathering
Date (Execution) : 1991
Geographical Origin : Gitanmaax (Hazelton); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Gitxsan, Wet'suwet'en
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Turquoise sky, water and moon. Water has thick stripes of lighter blue. The three loons each have red eyes, and black and grey bodies.
Accession # : U998.7.10
Width (cm) : 56.00
Height (cm) : 38.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "In Canada and the U.S.A. the loon is usually a lone figure crying in a hidden lake. This particular group have raised one young loon which at a certain time of the year separates from the adults and goes to find new territory which he solidly protects until such time when he searches for a new mate. These three will part forever." - Robert Sebastian