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 Karoo Ashevak  (1940 - 1974)

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Lived/Active: Northwest Territories/Nunavut / Canada      Known for: Inuit whalebone sculpture, carving

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for Karoo Ashevak
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1940 (near Taloyoak, Nunavut, Northwest Territories)
- 1974 (Taloyoak, Nunavut, Northwest Territories)
Northwest Territories/Nunavut / Canada Inuit whalebone sculpture, carving
Ethnicity
* Inuit, Eskimo

  
Exhibition/Expo: Regional/National/International
* Creation and Transformation: Defining Moments in Inuit Art

  
Exhibition: Museum
* Agnes Etherington Art Centre
* Art Gallery of Ontario
* Inuit Modern: Sarick Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario
* Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
* National Gallery of Canada
* Winnipeg Art Gallery

  
Methods
* Carving of Walrus, Caribou, Antler, Baleen, Whalebone
* Direct Carver, Hand Carving
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Ivory
* Stone and/or Limestone Carving

  
Styles
* Expressionist, Expressionism
* Fauve, Fauvism
* Surrealism, Surrealist

  
Subjects
* Allegory, Metaphor
* Eskimo, Inuit Culture: Genre and Figure
* Fantasy, Fables, Dreams, Visions, Mystery, Creatures
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Humor, Whimsy
* Mythology, Legends
* Social Commentary, Cultural Issues, Political Views
* Symbolism, Iconography
* Wildlife, Wild Animal

  
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