Norval Morrisseau: A Complex but Critical Legacy
ACI releases e-book on Norval Morrisseau
Dubbed “Picasso of the North,” Norval Morrisseau achieved a stature that few other Canadian artists have enjoyed. He challenged mainstream views of Indigenous peoples and pioneered a new style of art. Yet with that success came controversies and forgeries that tainted his reputation. To learn more, read ACI’s free online art book Norval Morrisseau: Life & Work by Dr. Carmen Robertson, Lakota-Scottish associate professor of contemporary Indigenous art the University of Regina.
Norval Morrisseau, Artiste et chaman entre deux mondes, 1980, acrylique sur toile, 175 x 282 cm, Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa.