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Artist of the moment……George Arluk…

George Arluk is another artist coming from the great Inuit people of Canada. George Arluk was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada in the year 1949. He was raised in Eskimo Point, Keewatin in Canada.  Arluk now lives in an Intuit community called Arviat. Community has slightly more than 2,000 people.

In this clip we view a sculpture by George Arluk. Its great to see the work from many dimensions as the viewer can imagine something different from different angles. Arluk is also unique for using multiple figures in one work of art.

Price range information: The artist works in the mediums used by Inuit such as whalebone, antler, basalt, soapstone etc, and prices range $300 to $3,000.

George Arluk is a self taught sculptor beginning at age nine using the soapstone medium.

Below is a newer image of George Arluk.


George Arluk’s brother is also a famous artist. Charles Panigoniak is a well known musician throughout ¬†Canada and below is one of his hit songs.

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