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U990.14.576
Artist / Maker : Martin, Ray
Title : Ko Ishin Raven
Date (Execution) : 1981
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Tla-o-qui-aht, Nuu-chah-nulth
Style / Period : Western Modern 1900-1950
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : First Nations formline design of raven in profile facing left with wing lifted in black and blue ink on white paper.
Accession # : U990.14.576
Width (cm) : 48.30
Height (cm) : 33.10
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "Ko ishin (Raven) full of magical and supernatural power. He could turn himself into anything at any time. His legendary antics were often motivated by insatiable greed, and he loved to tease, to cheat, to woo, and to trick. But all too often the table were turned on the hapless raven."