Object photography

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Object description

  • John Laford (Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa), birth 1954)
  • Two Medicine Men with Powers, 1982
  • Ink on paper
  • H: 22 1/2 in, W: 30 1/4 in (H: 57.1 cm, W: 76.8 cm)
  • Gift of Katrina M. Carye, 2011
  • 2011.29.30


Inscribed in graphite, below image, "43/150 'Two Medicine Men with Powers' John Laford".


The work depicts two medicine men in profile, with their tongues out, with an amalgamation of animal forms, consisting primarily of fish and birds. The image is colored with various shades of blue and brown, outlined in black, and accetuated with touches of red and yellow.


John Laford