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A Carl Beam print titled XX. Number 68 of 300 prints. Signed and numbered. Not framed.
Carl Beam R.C.A. (May 24, 1943 – July 30, 2005), born Carl Edward Migwans, made Canadian art history as the first artist of Native Ancestry (Ojibwe), to have his work purchased by the National Gallery of Canada as Contemporary Art. A major retrospective of his work, mounted by the National Gallery of Canada, is on exhibition starting October 22, 2010, recognizing Beam as one of Canada's most important artists. He worked in various photographic mediums, mixed media, oil, acrylic, spontaneously scripted text on canvas, works on paper, Plexiglas, stone, cement, wood, handmade ceramic pottery, and found objects, in addition toetching, lithography, and screen process.
Recognized as one of Canada’s most important artists, Carl Beam was the first artist of native Ancestry (Ojibwe) to have his work purchased by the National Gallery of Canada as Contemporary Art. This rare and collectable print is one of only 300 and is signed by the artist.