Meryl McMaster: Bloodline
140+ colour photographs
The Magenta Foundation, Remai Modern, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2023
The first monograph of Canadian Plains Cree artist Meryl McMaster whose work reflects her mixed Plains Cree, Dutch and British ancestry. The publication looks back to McMaster’s past accomplishments and bring us up to date on her current explorations of family histories, in particular those of her Plains Cree female forebears from the Red Pheasant Cree Nation in present day Saskatchewan.
Published by The Magenta Foundation in partnership with McMichael Canadian Art Collection and Remai Modern. A lavishly illustrated testimonial to McMaster’s past and present production, the book includes a foreword by Buffy Sainte-Marie, poem by Louise B. Halfe, an interview with the artist by Sarah Milroy, as well as a response to McMaster’s work from noted Métis writer, filmmaker, and activist Maria Campbell, a respected senior voice in Canadian literature.