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Title: The Creation of Corn and Tomatoes

Date: 1993

Creator: Victor Cicansky

Additional Creator Information: Canadian (b. 1935)

Medium: fired clay, glaze

"Back in the 60's, when I was working and travelling in Europe, [Michelangelo's depiction of God's hand reaching out to touch Adam] struck me as a memorable image. As a young boy I remember my grandmother standing in her spring garden, bending over and picking up a handful of garden dirt. The idea of hands in the garden and [the Michelangelo work] connected in my imagination and I produced the Creation series." -LINEBR-
- Victor Cicansky

Collection Area: Art

Rights Holder: Collection of Glenbow Museum; Gift of the Artist, 2007

Catalogue No: 2007.047.001 A-C; 2007.047.001 A; 2007.047.001 B; 2007.047.001 C

Image No: P0016723

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This artwork can be used in conjunction with Contemporary Art and Ideas: Sharing Viewpoints education guide from the online teacher's resource series 21st Century Learning: Links to Our Collection.

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