The power of colour and line
(grades 9–12)

Norval Morrisseau uses colour and line in Sacred Medicine Bear to communicate emotion and meaning. Enjoy the short video and accompanying lesson plan.

Developed and recorded by Ilinca Stingaciu, Agnes Student Docent. This video is accompanied by a lesson plan geared towards students in grades 9–12.

AGNES Learns is a digital resource for children and families. Artworks from the Agnes collection inspire fun ways to explore, understand and get creative.


Featured Artwork

Norval Morrisseau, Miskwaabik Animikii (Copper Thunderbird)
Sacred Medicine Bear
1974, acrylic on canvas
Gift of Guardian Capital Group Limited, 2020

AGNES thanks the Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation.

Image Credits

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