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Lot #238

Artist Harry Mitsuo Kiyooka
Title The Pink Twist #37/65
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Size 20 x 20 in. / 50.8 x 50.8 cm.
Frame Size 31 x 31 x 1.5 in.

signed, titled and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Herringer Kiss Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Sold $3,218 Estimate $1,500/$2,500

Biographical Information
Harry Mitsuo Kiyooka ~ [1928-2022] Canadian ASA, RCA
see Harry Kiyooka Paintings and Drawings 1953-1978 by R.Moppett, ACA, 1978; biography and another example in The Shell Canada Collection, by B.Shammas, pg.27, Shell Oil, 1977; Artists of Alberta, by S.Baker, pg.90, pg.90, U. of A. Press, 1980; Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.91-93; biographies in MacDonald, Vol.3, pg.649 and Westbridge,Vol.2, pg.96; included in the University of Calgary Millenium Portfolio, 1999 as a faculty member; listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website; Harry Kiyooka is one of the founders of Kiyooka Ohe Art Centre and Sculpture Park in Springbank, Alberta. KOAC is a contemporary art centre founded by Harry with Katie Ohe where visitors can visit an impressive collection of outdoor sculptures while enjoying the sanctuary of the natural environment. For more information or to donate directly, visit koartscentre.org.