"Few exhibits in Canadian history have touched off a greater immediate stir than Morrisseau's" - Time magazine
"Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall, meeting Morrisseau in Paris compared him to Picasso. The French press thus
"Picasso of the North"
"Norval Morrisseau's courageous and often controversial approach to his work was instrumental in
encouraging First Nations people to know their spirituality, history and culture in order to better
understand themselves, He taught us to be proud of who we are."
- Phil Fontaine, National Chief of The Assembly of First Nations
"Known as one of the greatest painters â€”that Canada has ever produced, Morrisseau gained an international
reputation as one of Canada's most original master artists".
- Canadian Broadcasting Company