George Littlechild: The Spirit Giggles Within by George LittlechildGeorge Littlechild: The Spirit Giggles Within by George Littlechild

George Littlechild: The Spirit Giggles Within

byGeorge LittlechildForeword byRyan Rice

Hardcover | October 15, 2012

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George Littlechild: The Spirit Giggles Within is a stunning retrospective of a career that has spanned nearly four decades. Featuring more than 150 of the Plains Cree artist's mixed-media works, this sumptuous collection showcases the bold swaths of colour and subtle textures of Littlechild's work.

Littlechild has never shied away from political or social themes. His paintings blaze with strong emotions ranging from anger to compassion, humour to spiritualism. Fully embracing his Plains Cree heritage, he combines traditional Cree elements like horses and transformative or iconic creatures with his own family and personal symbols in a unique approach.

George Littlechild: The Spirit Giggles Within shows the evolution of an artist from his earliest works to the present day, including hints of future directions and themes. An insightful foreword by artist and curator Ryan Rice, a Mohawk from the Kahnawake First Nation in Quebec, and Littlechild's reflections on each piece build a broad understanding of Littlechild's work, his life and his views on the role of art within all cultures.

Title:George Littlechild: The Spirit Giggles WithinFormat:HardcoverDimensions:176 pages, 10.88 × 11.5 × 0.75 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Heritage House PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927051517

ISBN - 13:9781927051511

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