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Current happenings in the world of Inuit Art.
Tunirriangit: Kenojuak Ashevak and Tim Pitsiulak This summer the AGO celebrates the power of Inuit art by bringing together two extraordinary artists – Kenojuak Ashevak and her nephew Timootee [...]
Nanooq Inuit Art has its origin with the Westdale Gallery, one of Canada’s earliest Inuit art commercial galleries. Westdale Gallery was founded in 1959 by Julius Lebow, a Paris trained [...]
Fueled by tales of the extraordinary displays of green, blue and pink hues dancing in the sky above – catching a glimpse of the Northern Lights is a top experience for many people. The best [...]
After a lengthy illness, Terry Ryan passed away on August 31, 2017. He was a creative and influential force when, in the mid-1960s, as the international market for furs and seal skins softened [...]
“I am a hunter and I know the land and animals of the north. I am particularly inspired by the bowhead whale, because nobody really knows much about them. My inspiration to be an artist [...]
“When I went down to the litho shop to sell my first drawing, I was very nervous wondering whether they would buy it or not. My first drawing was an image of my late grandfather’s [...]
“A couple of years ago I made Shaman Revealed, a drawing that was based on the Kiviuq legend of a woman turning into a fox. I wanted to show how people could change from one thing to another but [...]
Since 1959 the Cape Dorset Annual Print Collection has showcased the best and brightest Inuit art from West Baffin Island. More than a half century of printmaking has developed the technical [...]
Nanooq Inuit Art is pleased to introduce you to Amy Prouty. Amy is finishing her MA in Art History at Carleton University with a thesis on contemporary drawings from Kinngait and their [...]
Unlike other assets, art is unique for it is displayed and not locked away in a vault. The display of art is subject to the art collector’s personal tastes in their desire to [...]
VISIT THE NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA IN OTTAWA THIS HOLIDAY SEASON For those who seek a joyful adventure this holiday season, a trip to the nation’s capital may be just what you [...]
In our blog post of September 15, 2015, we made reference to an ambitious plan to construct a new Inuit Art Centre at the Winnipeg Art Gallery in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Yesterday, it was [...]
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