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Artist / Maker : Cook, Rande ; K'alapa
Title : Spiritual Guidance
Date (Execution) : 2005
Geographical Origin : 'Yalis (Alert Bay); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw, 'Namgis, Ma'amtagila, Mamalilikala
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : First Nations formline technique of symmetrical image of two fish joined at the tail in the centre. Mirror image of fish, connected at the tail, in black outline with grey and red design detail within the fish bodies.
Accession # : U014.3.103
Width (cm) : 76.50
Height (cm) : 18.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : "' Spiritual Guidance' comes form a place of greatness and beauty. This creature's presence and power is so magnificent that it fills people with ease and grace. When one sees a whale like this and its size as it moves so gracefully one can't help but be at peace with themselves. " --Rande Cook