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 John Tiktak  (1916 - 1981)

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Lived/Active: Northwest Territories / Canada      Known for: Inuit stone figural sculpture-semi abstraction

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QUICK FACTS AND KEYWORDS for John Tiktak
Birth/Death Lived/Active Often Known For
- 1916 (West Coast, Hudson Bay, Nunavat, Northwest Territories)
- 1981 (Rankin Inlet, Nunavat, Northwest Territories)
Northwest Territories / Canada Inuit stone figural sculpture-semi abstraction
Ethnicity
* Inuit, Eskimo

  
Notable Gallery Representation, Pre 21st Century
* Waddington Galleries, England and Canada

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

  
Exhibition: Museum
* Art Gallery of Ontario
* Edmonton Art Gallery/Art Gallery of Alberta
* In Shadow of the Sun, Inuit Art, Museum of Civilization
* Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery
* Winnipeg Art Gallery

  
Exhibition: Special Group
* Sculpture of the Inuit: Masterworks of the Canadian Arctic

  
Methods
* Ceramics
* Direct Carver, Hand Carving
* Sculpture, Sculptor

  
Media
* Stone and/or Limestone Carving

  
Styles
* Abstraction and Realism; Semi Abstract
* Minimalism
* Modernism, Modernist (Tradition Breaking)

  
Subjects
* Figure, Figurative, Human Figure
* Human Heads, Portrait Heads, Faces
* Mothers and Children
* Symbolism, Iconography

  
Art Association
* Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Elected Member

  
Some Collections
* Toronto-Dominion Bank Collection of Inuit Art, TD Gallery

  
Added Description
* Self Taught

  
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Hunched Figure
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