The Scream

Copper-plate etching on acid-free paper, 2017

29,21 x 39,37 cm
Edition of 100 + 5 AP
Kent Monkman’s etching The Scream is based on a larger work with the same title, a 74" x 126" painting that is currently on view as part of Monkman’s nationally touring exhibition, Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience.
Biographical note
Kent Monkman is a Canadian artist of Cree ancestry who is well known for his provocative reinterpretations of romantic North American landscapes. He explores the themes of colonization, sexuality, loss, and resilience – the complexities of historical and contemporary Native American experience – in a variety of media, including painting, film/video, performance, and installation. His work is represented in numerous public and private collections, including the National Gallery of Canada (Ottawa), the Denver Art Museum, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Museum London, the Glenbow Museum (Calgary), the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada, the MacKenzie Art Gallery (Regina), the Art Gallery of Ontario (Toronto), the National Museum of the American Indian | Smithsonian Institution, and the Vancouver Art Gallery.