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U000.22.9
Artist / Maker : Shadbolt, Jack
Title : Red Insect
Date (Execution) : 1980
Geographical Origin : Canada
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Magazine Paper, Paint (tempera?)
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : mixed media works; collage (technique)
Visual Description : This collage appears to be paint (tempera?) over magazine pages. Together these media work to create the impression of a reclining woman in a red dress, with a gold flower pattern, on a desert ground. The brown paint that covers most of her face resembles hair which transforms, upon ascension, into a mountain range behind her. There appears to be a sun shining through the mountains in the upper-central section of the collage.
Accession # : U000.22.9
Width (cm) : 38.00
Height (cm) : 27.20
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Edward Burns Harvey and Lorna R. Marsden
Artist Statement :