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U990.14.763
Artist / Maker : Vickers, Roy Henry
Title : II Timothy 2:11,12
Date (Execution) : 1976
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Haida, Heiltsuk, Tsimshian, English
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Image of the face of Christ during the Passion, half red and half black.
Accession # : U990.14.763
Width (cm) : 28.00
Height (cm) : 38.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : "During the 1970s, I was struck by the message of Christianity and the culmination of religious celebrations that happen each Easter. I wanted to remind people that Easter was more than bunny rabbits and Easter egg hunts, and so I painted a number of renditions of the face of Christ. The Easter of 1985 found me again wanting to create a work that would leave a lasting impression and provide the viewer with cause for meditation. I reworked an older painting showing the face of Christ in red, with a crown of thorns and a face of a man in black. The basic thought behind this creation was that if we identify with Christ in his crucifixion and death, we also acknowledge his resurrection and everlasting life." the jesusquestion.org accessed July 15, 2015.