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Artist / Maker : Hunt, Eugene
Title : Voyager II
Date (Execution) : 2001
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Octagonal composition with a bird and a man in a canoe and three dorsal fins of killer whales in the water below. Black border.
Accession # : U014.3.307
Width (cm) : 48.50
Height (cm) : 50.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : Within this design two figures are shown in a carved and painted canoe. The figure in the front of the canoe is a Raven dancer and the figure in the back is a human wearing an Eagle headdress. Both the Raven and the Eagle are major crest figures of the Kwa-guilth people. The rowing, human figure has the power to transform. A pod of whales, typical of the waters of coastal B.C., glides by in the foreground. This is a fine example of Eugene's ability to blend traditional and contemporary forms. (Statement provided by Pacific Editions)