Monday, September 21, 2009

The Harry Winrob Collection of Inuit Sculpture


The Harry Winrob Collection of Inuit Sculpture
by Darlene Coward Wight (Author), Zebedee Nungak (Author)
Hardcover: 150 pages
Publisher: The Winnipeg Art Gallery / ABC Art Books Canada (March 15, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0889152403
ISBN-13: 978-0889152403
Product Dimensions: 11 x 9 x 0.6 inches
Here's the blurb

The Winrob Collection contains one of the most significant assemblages of Inuit sculpture created from bone, antler and whalebone, which due to declining availability, makes such sculptures quite rare. The collection is also notable for its wealth of innovative sculpture from the Nunavik communities of Puvirnituq, Inukjuak, and Kangiqsualujjuaq. Among the artists are Nick Sikkuark and Karoo Ashevat. Magnificently illustrated with 145 illustrations, many in color.


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