Untitled (Flung Dolls)

Ghitta Caiserman

BIRTH YEAR 1923
BIRTH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
DEATH YEAR 2005
DEATH PLACE Montreal, Quebec
MEDIUM Acrylic and collage on paper
DATE c.1990s
DIMENSIONS 72cm x 45cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2014.01.23
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Kathe Roth, 2014
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Mixed media of a coloured acrylic painting aerial view of a pile of scattered clothed dolls. Below; a brown row divided by black and white lines that occupies approximately one fourth of the piece, with scattered black bold letters and a collage of fragments of naked female figures. This work is part of the “flung doll” series, in which she recollected witnessing a large shipment of dolls all over a Montreal street after it had fallen out of a truck.

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