abstracted landscape; primarily rectangular shapes--some curves--forming horizontal bands, delineated with thin red borders; thickly-applied surface pigments with openwork-like unpainted areas allowing bright multicolored underpainting to be visible; purple "sky"; blue-grey "water"; green, lavender, orange and pink "rocks/land" in foreground

© Estate of George Morrison %2F Briand Morrison

Lake Superior Landscape, 1981

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Lake Superior Landscape conveys all of the qualities of George Morrison’s work, including the use of strong colors, textures, and the persistent horizon line. The abstract elements within the piece harmonize with the stacked squares, suggestive of Morrison’s wood collages.

Exhibitions
Details
Title
Lake Superior Landscape
Artist Life
(Grand Portage Anishinaabe), 1919 - 2000
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2015.1
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abstracted landscape; primarily rectangular shapes--some curves--forming horizontal bands, delineated with thin red borders; thickly-applied surface pigments with openwork-like unpainted areas allowing bright multicolored underpainting to be visible; purple "sky"; blue-grey "water"; green, lavender, orange and pink "rocks/land" in foreground

© Estate of George Morrison / Briand Morrison

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