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Thunderbird In The Heavens
  • Thunderbird In The Heavens
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Price: $1,100.00
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Thunderbird In The Heavens

Dreamlike qualities of Thunderbird emerge from the starry night sky, enchanting one's imagination. Thunderbird blends optically as a two-dimentional, painted night sky, and yet on second look is actually a three-dimentional relief carving, shifting and changing perspective with every viewpoint.

"Thunderbird was so huge that it covered the sky when it flew from one end of the world to the other. It created thunder, and as it looked down upon us lightning came from its eyes. I wondered where Thunderbird went at night? What did it look like? So this is a response to my questions." - Cecil Dawson, Kwakwaka'wakw Nation

Product code: 91-62um
Medium: Acrylic on Pine
Length: 19 3/4"
Width: 3"
Height: 16 1/2"
Weight: 2.44kg

Meet the artist

Dawson, Cecil

Dawson, Cecil

Born into a family of artists, Cecil Dawson began his artistic career at a very young age. His grandfather Jimmy Dick, a totem and mask carver, taught Cecil the intricacies of carving. Cecil also spent time under the tutelage of his cousin, mask c...

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