Posts Tagged ‘hunters’

Artist of the moment….Joanasie Naluiyuk

Joanasie Naluiyuk was born in Salluit, Quebec, Canada in 1917. A favorite subject for the artist was animals.

The artist passed away in 2000.

Price range information: Sorry none available.

Joanasie Naluiyuk is part of the collection of the Canadian Museum of Civilization.

In this clip we view a work that deals with the hunting of seals:

No more information on this artist but more Inuit art soon!

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Artist of the moment….Simon Kasudluak

Simon Kasudluak in an Inuit artist born in Nastapoka Islands  Quebec region of Canada in the year 1925.  Kasudluak enjoys working with the hunter or mother and child as his favorite genres to work in.

price range information: Sorry none available.

In this clip from our friends at Waddington’s Auction House Canada we view a work titled “Hunter Preparing a Seal.”

In another clip from Waddingtons we see a piece titled “Mother and Child.”

Simon Kasudluak is part of the collection of the National Gallery of Canada. A link to the website is here:

http://www.gallery.ca/en/see/collections/artwork.php?mkey=43458

No more information on this artist.

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Artist of the moment…….Abraham Etungat

Abraham Etungat was born in the Cape Dorset, Nunavet Territory, Canada in the year 1911. Abraham Etungat was an Inuit carver whose main theme was birds. The artist enjoyed designing unique looks and would sometimes carve the bird with their wings spread apart. His wife, daughter, and grandson were all artists.

Has a piece in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada.

price range information: Works range from $2,000 to $20,000.

Here we see a piece by Abraham Etungat which is translated to mean the bird of spring:

Abraham Etungat passed away in 1999.

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Artist of the moment….Henry Napartuk

Henry Napartuk was an Inuit artist born in 1932. Spent most of his life in Kuujjuaraapik, Quebec, Canada. Was a carver for the most part but experimented with printmaking beginning in the 1970s. His brother in law and wife had taken a 7 week course in the subject and taught him the art of printmaking.

The artist came upon the International Art scene after a work was chosen for a tour showcasing artists of the Arctic Region.

Received great critical acclaim for his prints made for the 1973 Arctic Quebec Print Catalog.

Also dabbled in making jewelry.

Henry Napartuk passed away in 1985 at the age of 53 years old.

His father Jose Napartuk was also an artist and his father taught him how to sculpt.

price range information: Most works priced below $1,000.