Untitled (Thou Art the Thing Itself)

Gerald Trottier

BIRTH YEAR 1925
BIRTH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
DEATH YEAR 2004
DEATH PLACE Ottawa, Ontario
MEDIUM Mixed media collage on paper
DATE 1998
DIMENSIONS 67.3cm x 97.8cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2017.01.03
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of Irma Trottier, 2017
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
An abstract figure of a nude man (head to mid-thigh) is painted with heavy black lines and filled in on the right side with cream and the left side in grey. The man is positioned along the center of the image. In the background is a manifesto of sorts, written in uniform capital lettering that slants to the right.

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