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Ways of Seeing, Ways of Being - Then and Now
  • Melissa Bob
    born 1982
    born: Bellingham, Washington, United States
  • Ways of Seeing, Ways of Being - Then and Now, 2004
  • Native Perspectives on the Trail: A Contemporary American Indian Art Portfolio
  • Where object was made: United States
  • collagraph, screen print, monoprint, collage
  • Paper Type: wove
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 457 x 305 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 18 x 12 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 577 x 387 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 22 11/16 x 15 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 25 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2005.0082.03
Label Text

Horizontal registers of land in cross-section with roots below. The top register has a blue sky and green trees with roots on a blue background with a zigzag of white “s” shapes. There is a jagged red line on top. In the bottom register is a gray area with brown house shapes and roots on a yellow-green background. The roots have flat ends and the sky is textured. A red line on top is spiked at the left and flat throughout three-fourths of the right.