Inhumation foetale

Pierre Sioui

BIRTH YEAR 1950
BIRTH PLACE Montréal, Quebec
MEDIUM Serigraph on paper
DATE 1986
DIMENSIONS 76.8cm x 111.8cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2018.10.06
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of the Sauvé Family, 2018
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A serigraph print with superimposed images in both the upper and lower half, divided by a line of four human skulls positioned in various profiles. The image on the lower half shows a black human skeleton curled into a foetal position. In the background is a triangular grey area with a lighter silhouette surrounding the skeleton. Behind that is a blue mottled background. The upper image shows a black and white barren landscape with birds on the ground. A rust coloured area with a triangle at the centre is imposed over that.

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