Boyer was an indigenous Canadian artist of the Métis people and he used traditional Canadian patterns in his work, like the bilateral symmetry seen here.
Fields of color
Boyer combined Canadian Northern Plains designs with the influence of contemporary abstract, color field painters.
Texture and tone
Boyer used thickly applied paint to add texture and tone to his work. Up close you can see the layers of paint on top of one another.
Like the Last Snows of Winter, Robert Boyer, 1991
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