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Academic Procession - The President Being Taken for a Ride

Russell Yuristy

BIRTH YEAR 1936
BIRTH PLACE Goodeve, Saskatchewan
MEDIUM Ink on cardstock
DATE 1971
DIMENSIONS 72.4cm x 57.3cm
ACCESSION NUMBER 2020.13.01
CREDIT LINE Collection of the Ottawa Art Gallery: gift of the artist, 2020
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
A playful black and white drawing illustrates a bird pulling a wooden raft on wheel. A house shaped as a face in profile sits on top of the raft. The house has a large nose, a mouth and a window as its eye. An open door shows the inside of the house. A chimney is blowing some smoke shaped like clouds, from which the following illustrated elements drops: the number ''1'', the letters ''A'' and ''C'', an eye, tears and an open book. The scene is set on a white background.

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