Native American drawing...."This looks just like the Dear Indian Man that played in the movie "Josie Wales" with Clint Eastwood"
In the western hemisphere, totem Poles are hand carved columns first made by the early Indian tribes of the Northwest. A totem is a carved wooden object, more often than not an animal representing a family or a tribe. It symbolizes a symbolic relationship between nature and humans. Totem poles often have very interesting religious and historical meanings interpreted through the mythical beings from the familial history
The Sun Dance was outlawed in the latter part of the nineteenth century, partly because certain tribes inflicted self-torture as part of the ceremony, which settlers found gruesome, and partially as part of a grand attempt to westernize Indians by forbidding them to engage in their ceremonies and speak their own language.
I fell in love with his "Four Seasons" when I saw them in New York, and this exhibition confirmed his greatness
Madge Gill. London. 1884-1961. In children's home until 19. Blinded in one eye during childbirth (stillbirth). Drew and painted, often in the dark. Seances. Showed at East End Academy but gained recognition at Hayward Gallery's outsider show in 1979 in her 90's. info/tate.org.uk
Henri-Émile-Benoît Matisse( born 31 December 1869 Le Cateau-Cambrésis, Nord – died 3 November 1954 (aged 84) Nice, Alpes-Maritimes) was a French artist, known for his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a draughtsman, printmaker, and sculptor, but is known primarily as a painter. Movement :Fauvism, modernism, impressionism