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U990.14.150
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Richard ; Gwe-la-yo-gwe-la-gya
Title : Kwa-Gulth Octopus
Date (Execution) : 1982
Geographical Origin : Fort Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Western Modern 1900-1950
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Black, red and green octopus with large black head and green and red circular eye looking right. One red tentacle curling up towards mouth.
Accession # : U990.14.150
Width (cm) : 37.90
Height (cm) : 52.40
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : This dramatic print illustrates the contemporary development of the Kwagulth style. Richard has designed this octopus with only seven logs showing; the eighth is wrapped around its head. (Statement provided by Open Pacific Graphics)