Thlop-Kee-Tupp

Artist:
Art Thompson, See available art.
Gender:
Male
Style:
Northwest Coast
Community:
Nuu-chah-nulth, See available art.
Art Type:
Print
Collection:
1990
Medium:
Silkscreen on Stonehenge Cover White (rag) paper
Edition:
Signed Limited Edition Print # 120 of 150 printed by Pacific Editions Ltd
Size (in):
Paper (H x W): 19 ½ x 19 in
Size (cm):
Paper (H x W): 49 x 48 cm
Framed:
Not Framed, please enquire
Product ID:
11300-00421

$850.00

Available!

Description

Thlop-Kee-Tupp’ by Art Thompson – First Nations Northwest Coast Nuu-chah-nulth Art presented by DaVic Gallery of Native Canadian Arts.

Condition:       no condition noted.

Description by Artist:     “’Thlop-Kee-Tupp’ (Ditidaht for Thunderbird) was Art’s father’s name. It was given to Art in a name giving ceremony at a memorial ceremony for his father. This print is a self-portrait depicting Art as a Thunderbird, the human presence indicated by hands in the lower part of the bird. As Art is an established wood carver, he has also included some traditional carving tools and a mask.”

Notes from DaVic Gallery:    This Limited Edition silkscreen prints titled “Thlop Kee Tupp” by Art Thompson was published in January, 1990.  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:  150 signed and numbered copies, 28 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.