‘Raven’s Flight’ by Eugene Alfred – First Nations Northwest Coast Tlingit Art presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.
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Description by Artist: ‘Raven’s Flight‘ – “Raven is known as the creator, the trickster, and the transformer. There are many stories known to the Tlingit people about the exploits of Raven. The image of Raven is often used in design because of his importance as a clan figure.”
This print depicts Raven, in red formline, in a semi-abstract fashion as he takes flight.
Notes from DaVic Gallery: This Limited Edition silkscreen prints titled “Rave’s Flight” by Eugene Alfred was published in May, 2006. It was hand produced by the screen-printing process. It is the only limited edition printing of this design. The artist was involved in the printmaking, checking the stencils and signing each copy in the edition: 200 signed and numbered copies, 20 artist’s proofs, and 1 printer’s proof. 3 Hors de Commerce copies exist and are defaced and all other trial copies have been destroyed and the printing stencils obliterated. Unique turquoise background giving the image almost a 3D perception.