An Embarrassing Tumble

Simon Tookoome

BIRTH YEAR 1934
BIRTH PLACE Chantrey Inlet, Northwest Territories
DEATH YEAR 2010
DEATH PLACE Baker Lake, Nunavut
MEDIUM Stonecut prints on paper
DATE 1976
DIMENSIONS 80cm x 58.4cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2018.10.03
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of the Sauvé Family, 2018
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A multiple stonecut print that features a graphic, flat, black and white image of a man with splayed legs and arms and multiple faces. There are two faces in profile where the head is located and two more in full view along the torso. The upper legs and both sides of the arms and torso are lined with the profiles of men's and dog's heads. The background is printed with a muted green textured pattern of vertical markings over a gradient of blue/taupe/yellow (top to bottom)

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