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Christian Morrisseau - Art in the Raw

¡°Art in the Raw¡± is the title of the Christian Morriseau exhibit which opens at The Gallery on the Lake on July 28th 2012. The exhibit will showcase new unframed & unstretched pieces ranging in size from 32¡± X 63¡± to 120¡± X 90¡± by Christian Morrisseau, together with a selection of artwork by his deceased father ¨C Canadian icon Norval Morrisseau and his brother David.

Christian Morrisseau is the youngest child of well-known Woodland artist Norval Morrisseau who has been called the ¡°Picasso of the North¡±. Christian has followed in his famous father¡¯s foot steps to become a talented artist in his own right.

Christian¡¯s work while of the shamanistic, Woodland genre reflects his love of family; peace, harmony and healing. His style of painting is known as ¡°X-RAY¡± using black stylized lines and colours. This style was brought into prominence by his late father. The works reflect recurring themes of mother earth, spirituality, the interconnectedness of all things and the importance of family.

The ¡°Art in the Raw¡± collection at The Gallery on the Lake captures the raw emotions of Christian¡¯s life in dealing with separation, loss and the unimaginable tragedy of the death of his older son Kyle.

Christian has been commissioned by The Art Gallery of Ontario and The Royal Ontario Museum to promote ¡°large signature pieces¡± 120¡± X 120¡± for upcoming exhibits and to add to their permanent collection of significant Inuit art. This recognition signifies Christian as a prominent Canadian artist, truly following in his late father¡¯s foot steps. The exhibit at the Gallery on the Lake presents an exclusive, one-time opportunity, to acquire spectacular works at exceptional pricing.

The Gallery on the Lake in Buckhorn, Ontario, one of the largest retail galleries in Canada with over 15,000 square feet of space, will be showcasing the art of this modern day master of Canadian art.

The exhibition is set to open Saturday, July 28th 2012 with a reception in the Gallery ¡¯s main rotunda.


Do not miss this time limited opportunity to view and purchase these truly spectacular, awe inspiring works of art. You can look forward to years of enjoyment and the real possibility that your artwork will increase in value.
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