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NORVAL MORRISSEAU:  RETURN TO THE HOUSE OF INVENTION., Morrisseau, Norval.  Preface by Robert Houle.  Essays by Donald C. Robinson and Dr. Joseph Weinstein.

Author Name    Morrisseau, Norval. Preface by Robert Houle. Essays by Donald C. Robinson and Dr. Joseph Weinstein.

Title   NORVAL MORRISSEAU: RETURN TO THE HOUSE OF INVENTION.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good-

Edition   Second Printing

Publisher   Toronto Key Porter 2007

ISBN Number    1552637263 / 9781552637265

Illustrator   Norval Morrisseau.

Seller ID   29854

160 pp, 12 1/8" H. Profusely illustrated with colour reproductions of Morrisseau's striking artwork. "In three essays, and the quotations that accompany the paintings, we learn about Morrisseau's approach to his work and the important historical and cultural influences that shaped his art. He tells us, in his own words, about his travels to the dream-like House of Invention, his source of inspiration for both content and colour. (W)e learn of the myths and legends of his ancestors, which had a profound influence on his brush, and how they relate to his work. The book now contains some of the most complex and colourful paintings the artist has ever produced and is complemented by an essay by Donald C. Robinson, in which he describes the painter's unique approach to the physical act of painting, and explains how Morrisseau has developed as a master technician and colourist despite having little formal training." Contents: Foreword; Collecting Norval Morrisseau; Preface; Travels to the House of Invention; Paintings; Tales of Copper Thunderbird; Norval the Born Artist; Chronology; Bibliography; Acknowledgements; Index. Tiny minor bump at bottom of both hinges, two small areas of several tiny shallow dents on front panel and one separate tiny shallow dent on the front panel. Dust jacket has light edge wrinkling - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, two small areas of several tiny shallow dents on front panel and one separate tiny shallow dent on the front panel, very light rub lines on panels - four resulting in shallow line indentations, 1" tear at top of front hinge - archivally taped.

Price = 150.00 USD


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