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The Art of Stone: Carving
The places we sculpt
The Art of Stone: Quarry
The places we find stone
Library and Archives Canada Designates More Than $350,000 in Funding for Inuit Arts Organizations
Projects underway to preserve oral history recordings in arctic communities
Canada Goose Launches Second Edition of Project Atigi
One-of-a-kind parkas handmade by 18 designers from across Inuit Nunangat.
Depth and otherworldliness
Steeped in her craft
Natural phenomena and dreams
Dogs both wild and domesticated
From whalebone to stone
Inuvialuit legends and stories
Fusing pop-culture and tradition
Ruben Anton Komangapik
Bridging the mystical and physical
Intricately detailed and finely texture
Polished to perfection
Memory and experience
A life surrounded by carving
Incredible mass and presence
Mysteries that charm and delight
Distilled arctic animals
Inherent charm and humour
An abstract look at stone.
Finely detailed and highly technical
Whimsical, unexpected and brimming with movement
25+ Ways Inuit Artists Have Historically Used Pantone's Colour of the Year
Decades before Classic Blue was a trend, Inuit tastemakers took it for a spin.
What's Up, 2020?
Our top picks for events and major projects happening with Inuit art in 2020.
Notes from the Decade - 2019
What happened with Inuit art in 2019?
Notes from the Decade - 2018
What happened with Inuit art in 2018?
Notes from the Decade - 2017
What happened with Inuit art in 2017?
Notes from the Decade - 2016
What happened with Inuit art in 2016?
Notes from the Decade - 2015
What happened with Inuit art in 2015?
Notes from the Decade - 2014
What happened with Inuit art in 2014?
Notes from the Decade - 2013
What happened to Inuit art in 2013?
Notes from the Decade - 2012
What happened with Inuit art in 2012?
Notes from the Decade - 2011
What happened with Inuit art in 2011?
Notes From the Decade - 2010
What happened in the world of Inuit art in 2010?
Notes From the Decade
What happened to Inuit art over the last decade?
A Year In Review
Our readers have spoken, and the top ten posts from 2019 are here. Can you guess what made the list?
5 Works: Winter 2019
IAQ staff have picked works that show how people cruise, chase and travel across oceans, rivers and dreams.
Isuma, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers Among the Top 10 Canadian Films of the Year
After a strong year in Canadian filmmaking, two Inuit-directed films have been included in TIFF’s list of the top ten Canadian films of the year.
The Halvarson Gift of Inuit Art
A Collector’s Eye ᓄᐊᑦᑎᕙᑦᑑᑉ ᕿᓂᐅᓯᖓ: The Halvarson Gift of Inuit Art is showing at the University of Alberta Museums Gallery A in the TELUS International Centre until December 14 2019.
Illusuak Cultural Centre Opens its Doors in Nain, NL
After breaking ground in 2014, the Illusuak Cultural Centre in Nain, NL opened its doors to the public in November.
Couzyn Van Heuvelen Awarded Public Art Project
A graphic nod to the history of Inuit printmaking by Bowmanville-based sculptor and installation artist Couzyn Van Heuvelen has been selected for the Glen Road Pedestrian Tunnel public art project.
Major Collection of Inuit Art Donated to Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), has announced the gift of twenty-seven textiles, sculptures and works on paper from the collection of Joyce W. and P. Frederick Sparling.
Judas Ullulaq Sculpture Breaks Record at Auction
On November 19, 2019, at Waddington’s Inuit Art public auction in Toronto, Shaman’s Face (n.d.) a sculpture by Judas Ullulaq (1937-1999), doubled the artist’s previous record at public auction.
Britt Gallpen traces the work of three circumpolar Indigenous artists spanning the Global North and examines the political, cultural and aesthetic impact of their use of organic materials.
Isuma: 58th International Art Exhibition/La Biennale di Venezia
At the 58th edition of the Venice Biennale, Isuma represented Canada—the first time Inuit artists have done so in the history of the national pavilion. Reneltta Arluk reviews the installation.
Lisa Alikamik looks at the metamorphosis of printmaking in Ulukhaktok (formerly Holman), Invialuit Settlement Region, NT, from wall art to household good.
A Conversation with Shary Boyle and Pierre Aupilardjuk
Shary Boyle and Pierre Aupilardjuk discuss their ceramic collaborations and Aupilardjuk’s experience at the Matchbox Gallery in Kangigliniq, where he’s been making ceramics and teaching for over 20 years.
SakKijâjuk is the first nationally touring exhibition of Inuit art from Nunatsiavut. Jennifer McVeigh reviews what is a thoughtful, multifaceted exhibition on a wide variety of creative practices.
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