Iconic Artwork Spring Flight By Benjamin Chee Chee Canadian Woodlands Art Print


Iconic Artwork Spring Flight By Benjamin Chee Chee Canadian Woodlands Art Print

This item has been shown 23260 times.

Buy Now

Iconic Artwork Spring Flight By Benjamin Chee Chee Canadian Woodlands Art Print :
$21



BENJAMIN CHEE CHEE
"SPRING FLIGHT"
Double Thick Matting
Matted print
11" x 14" Overall
5.25" x 7.5" Image Size Born in Temagami, Ontario, Chee Chee largely taught himself to draw and paint. His father died when he was two months old and he lost track of his mother. One reason behind his drive for success as a painter was his ambition to be reunited with her.He was a prominent member of the second generation of Woodland Indian painters, a native art movement that began in the early nineteen-sixties and has since become one of the important art schools in Canada.Unlike many of his contemporaries, he painted in a style influenced by modern abstraction. While most of the young Woodland Indian artists were content to follow the style of the movement's founder, Norval Morrisseau, in depicting myths and legends by direct and "primitive" narrative means, Chee Chee pursued a more economical graphic style, a reduction of line and image more in keeping with the mainstream of international modern art.At the age of thirty-two and at the height of a new-found success as an artist and printmaker, Chee Chee died tragically by committing suicide.

Iconic Artwork Spring Flight By Benjamin Chee Chee Canadian Woodlands Art Print :
$21

Buy Now



Vintage Carving Sculpture Eskimo Children On Sled~soapstone~ Handmade In Alaska picture
Vintage Carving Sculpture Eskimo Children On Sled~soapstone~ Handmade In Alaska


Haida Drum Eagle North West Coast Hand Painted Eagle Deer Hide By Dale Clark picture
Haida Drum Eagle North West Coast Hand Painted Eagle Deer Hide By Dale Clark


Rare Handmade Ethnographic Yukon Eskimo Doll 20th Century Beaded Boots Fur 11.5
Rare Handmade Ethnographic Yukon Eskimo Doll 20th Century Beaded Boots Fur 11.5"


Vtg Carved Inuit Folded Hand Frog Black Tribal Signed Boma Canada Bc picture
Vtg Carved Inuit Folded Hand Frog Black Tribal Signed Boma Canada Bc


Vtg Carved Inuit Folded Hand Frog Red Burgundy Tribal Signed Boma Canada Bc picture
Vtg Carved Inuit Folded Hand Frog Red Burgundy Tribal Signed Boma Canada Bc


Vintage Totem Pole -
Vintage Totem Pole - "tribal" By Pearlite - Feauting 4 Totems - Resin Cast