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His Most Famous Sculpture – The Spirit of Haida Gwaii – Bill Reid

William Ronald Reid, or Bill Reid (1920-1998), was a multitalented Canadian artist with capabilities in painting, sculpturing, and jewelry making. He had his maternal ancestry from Haida in Pacific Northwest, which along with his artistic heritage, became the driving force in his artistic pursuits. Two great sculptures, “The Spirit of Haida Gwaii, the Black Canoe” (1991) and “The Spirit of…

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