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Artist of the moment………..Eyeetsiak Peter

 

Eyeetsiak Peter was an Inuit artist born in Cape Dorset, Nunavut Territory, Canada in the year 1937. Eyeetsiak Peter was part of the first Cape Dorset print collection in the year 1961.

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Peter was both a printmaker and carver. In his later he became known for his fantastic polar bears.

Eyeetsiak Peter passed away in 2011.

Peter was yet another wonderful Inuit artist who was a great graphic artist who also did wonderful carvings. By exaggerating and capturing the movement in the legs his polar bears have a very life like quality.

The artist is shown with many Inuit artists in Vancouver, Montreal, and Winnipeg.

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