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U001.11.536
Artist / Maker : Lindsay, James
Title : Insect Grid
Date (Execution) : 1991
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group :
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Oil
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : drawings (visual works); Pastels (visual works)
Visual Description : Large abstract colour pastel drawing. The drawing is divided into six square areas, similar to a grid. Each area has a different ambiguous shape in it that possesses visual traits of both birds and insects. The colour scheme of the drawing consists of black, gray, orange and the white of the paper. The linework is dense and highly gestural, creating a sense of chaotic movement. The linework also gives the appearance of the images being scratched into the surface of the paper.
Accession # : U001.11.536
Width (cm) : 184.00
Height (cm) : 105.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement :