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Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast
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Installation shot of the exhibition Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of the exhibition Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of the exhibition Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of the exhibition Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of the exhibition Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of the exhibition Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of the exhibition Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of the exhibition Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of the exhibition Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of the exhibition Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery
Installation shot of the exhibition Past to Present at Equinox Gallery, Vancouver | Donald Ellis Gallery

Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast

In collaboration with Equinox Gallery

June 10 – July 8, 2006

Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


This summer, Donald Ellis Gallery will present Past to Present: Important Works from the First Peoples of the Northwest Coast in collaboration with Equinox Gallery, Vancouver. The exhibition showcases the artistic excellence of the First Nations peoples of the Northwest Coast of Canada, exhibiting historic works alongside contemporary artists such as Sonny Assu, Bob Dempsey, Robert Davidson and Susan Point. Historic highlights include a significant collection of masks, dance blankets, argillite carving and bentwood boxes. 

Highlights of the Exhibition

Whale Mask CN3250

Whale Mask

Kwakwaka'wakw 
Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia
late 19th century
Inventory # CN3250
Puppet CN3245

Puppet

Heiltsuk
Central British Columbia
ca. 1870
Inventory # CN3245
Soul Catcher N3891

Soul Catcher

Tlingit
Southeast Alaska
ca. 1850
Inventory # N3891
Figure CN1883-2

Figure

Central Coast Salish
possibly Halkomelem
late 19th /early 20th century
Inventory # CN1883-2

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